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DIRECTORY & GAZETTEER,

OF THE

County of Vock;

WITH A VARIETY OF

COMMERCIAL, STATISTICAL, AND PROFESSIONAL

INFORMATION:

ALSO, COPIOUS LISTS OF THE

Seats of the Nobility and Gentry,

Of Yorkshire.

BY EDWARD BAINES.

THE DIRECTORY DEPARTMENT BY W. PARSON.

VOL. II.

EAST AND NORTH RIDINGS.

ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS, PLANS, fc.

Printed and published

BY EDWARD BAINES, AT THE LEEDS MERCURY OFFICE;

AND SOLD BY

HURST AND ROBINSON, 90, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON,

AND ALL OTHER BOOKSELLERS.

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VOL. I.

VOL. II.

PAGE.

PAGB.
Population of all the parishes and town- Population of all the Parishes and
ships in the West-Riding, in

Townships in the City and
1811 and 1821, exhibiting the

Ainsty of York, and of the East

increase or diminution in each

and North Ridings,

- (Index)

within the last ten years, • - -(Index.) Additions and Alterations,

1

Statistical view of the West-Riding, iii Statistical view of E. & N. Ridings, 5

History and Directory of all the History and Directory of York, 11 to 136

Towns in the West-Riding, History and Directory of the

from • .

page 13 to 440

Ainsty,

137 to 148

History, Directory, and Gazetteer History and Directory of the
of all the Villages and Ham-

Towns and Villages of the

lets of the West Riding,

East-Riding, ... - page 149 to 402

from

page 441 to 662 History and Directory of the

Seats of the Nobility and Gentry,

Towns and Villages of the

including a complete List of

North-Riding,

• • page 403 to 590

the Magistraey of the West- Peers who have seats in Yorkshire,

691

Riding, from - ... page 643 to 652 Yorkshire Baronets,

593

Members of Parliament for the Bo Seats of the Magistracy and Gentry

roughs of the West-Riding 652 of the Ainsty, and of the East

Principal Public Officers of the

and North Ridings,

595

West-Riding.

652 Members of Parliament for the Bo-

Chief Constables and Wapentakes of

roughs of the E. & N. Ridings, 604

the West-Riding,

653 Church Livings of the West-Riding,

Times and places of holding the ge-

with the name of the patron and

neral Quarter Sessions,

653 incumbent of each, as given in

Northern Circuit, officers of

654 all the parishes of the North
Select Directory of London, i to lxxvi and East Ridings,

605
of Birmingham

1xxvii Principal Public Officers of the East

of Bristol,

xeii and North Ridings, -

609

of Coventry,

xer Register Offices of the County, 610

of Kidderminster,

xevi Mayors of the West-Riding for 1822-3 610

of Leicester,

xcvii Population of all the Towns and Bo-
of Liverpool,

xcix roughs of England, Scotland,

of Macclesfield

exii and Wales,

611

of Manchester,

exiii Table of the principal gold & silver

of Nottingham,

exxvii. Coins of 40 countries,

616

List of the London Bankers, -,. cxxxi List of the London and Provincial

of the Provincial Bankers in

Newspapers,

621

England and Wales, cxxxii Complete List of the Members of

of the Dublin Bankers, cxli the two Houses of Parliament, 624

of the Provincial Bankers in Officers of the Courts-Civil and

Ireland,

cxli

Ecclesiastical,

632

of the Edinburgh Bankers, cxli Abstract of Assessed Taxes,

634

of the Provincial Banks of Several Miscellaneous Articles of

Scotland,

cxlii

Commercial Information, 637 to 643

List of the existing Stamp Duties, cxliv List of the Fairs of England & Wales. 643

ILLUSTRATIONS ACCOMPANYING VOL, I.

ILLUSTRATIONS ACCOMPANYING VOL. II.

Map of the East and North Ridings, com-
Map of the West-Riding, and Ainsty of the

pleting the Maps of Yorkshire.
County of York.

Plan of the City of York.
Plan of the Town of Leeds,

of the Town and Purt of Hull.
Reciprocal Distance Table of all the Towns

of the Town of Sheffield.
of Yorkshire.

Table of the Reciprocal Distances of the
Lists of the Fairs of Yorkshire, arranged principal Towns in England and Wales,
chronologically and alphabetically.

with Itineraries.

NO

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INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

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ABBEYS,-St. Mary's, York, 49; Byland, Cascades Bishopdale,

415
422 ; Coverham, 428; Easby, 433; Castle Howard, description of, .. 456
Eggleston, 437; Guisborough, 444; CASTLES--York, 64: Wressel, 402;
Jerveaux, 463; St. Martin's, 434; Bolton, 415; ('raike, 429; Danby, 432;
Rivaulx, 520; Whitby,

.. 571 Gilling, 442; Helmsley, 453; Hornby,
Agricultural distress, how prevented, 485 458; Hutton Sheriff, 46); Kirkleving-
Ainsty, topography of,..

137 ton, 470; Malton, 477: Middleham,
Alfred King of Northumberland, 194 488; Mulgrave, 491 ; Pickering, 502 ;

Fabrication concerning exploded, 194 Ravensworth, 508; Richmond, 511;
Alfred's Cave,

436 Scarborough, 627; Skelton, 542 ;
Alum Works, annual produce of 416 Slingsby, 544; Tanfield, 556; Thirsk,

First at Guisborough, 445 557; Whorlton, 585; Wilton, 585
Lord Mulgrave's, 464 Cattaractonium, Catterick,

424
Whitby,
574 | Cathedral, York,

37 to 43
Antiquities Roman,

17, 18, 19

Beverley,
Archbishops of York, list of, ... 36 Church Livings,

606
residence of, 141 Churches, York,
Arthur, King of Britain,

20
decayed,

48
Aske Robert, residence of,

151 Civil War between the feroes of Charles
Askrigg, history of,
407 1. and the Parliament,

31-234
Assessed Taxes,
634 Clifford's Tower, York,

50
Atmospheric Stone, enormous one, 401 Coifi, a Pagan priest converted, with
Aysgartlı, romantic scenery of,
408 his singular speech thereon, ..

210
Baynard Castle, singular couflagration of 189 Coins of forty different countries, 616
BATTLE of Baden Hills, 20; of York, 20; Constable family, antiquity of,

213
of Stamford Bridge, 21; of Neville's Constantine the Great, invested with
Cross, 26; of Marston Moor, 32; the imperial purple at York,

16
White, 492; of the Standard, 495 Constantine converted to Christianity, 16
Bedale, history of,

412 Cook Captain, birth place and biogra-
Beverley, history of,

155

phy of,
Bils of Exchange,

639 Corporation of York, 66; of Beverley,
Black Amber or Jet,

464, 524 159; of Hedon, 214; of Hull, 283;
Bolton Castle,

415 of Richmond, 514; of Scarborough, 525
Brick-making, revival of in this kingdom, 228 Courts of Law,

632
Bridlington, history of,
170 Coverham Abbey,

428
Quay,
173 Crackpot Cavern,

429
Britain, invaded by the Danes,
20 Craike Castle,

429
by the Norwegians, 21 Cumberland Duke of, visits York after
by the Normans, 21 the battle of Culloden,

33
British King, Marcus Aurelius Lucius, Curfew Bell, its origin in Britain, 22
the first crowned head that em- Danby Castle,

432
braced Christianity,
14 Dane's Dike,

.. 368
Brompton John de, birth place of, 419 Dane's Graves,

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192
Buckingham Duke of, his dissipated Danish Duelists, how treated,

157
life and miserable death,
452 Dinus Sinus of Ptolemy,

433
Byland Abbey,
.. 422 Discount Table,

642
Canute's just reproof to his courtiers, 21 Driffield Great, history of,

193
Carausius, a native of Britain, causes

Little,

194
himself to be proclaimed emperor of

Duncombe Park, description of, .. 453
ale Romans at York,

15 Easby Abbey,

• 433

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Easington, extensive parish of, 434 Kelp, made on the coast,

548
Easingwold,
434 Kildale, antiquity of,

464
East Riding, face of the country, 6 Killing Nab Scar

.. 413
Geology,
8 Kirkby-Moor-Side,

. . 466
History and Directory of, 149 to 402 Kirkdale Church, antiquity of, 468
Economic cuffin

434
Cave described,

.. 469
Eggleston Abbey
437 Kisdeu Force

.. 463
Emanuel, York,

58 Kirkleatham, benevolent institutions of 469
Fairs of England,
643 Kirklevington Castle,

470
Fairfax family, burial place of, 141 Knavesmire, York,

03
Falchion that slew the Worm Dragoti, Landed property, rapid advance in the
remarkable ceremony with ..
431 value of

500
Festival, of Christmas, first celebrated Land let to cottagers, benefit of 219
in Britain,
20 Landlords and Tenants,

637
Of Maunday Thursday, 29 Lead Mines, in Swaledale, &c. annual
Flamborough 'Head, ...
204 produce of,

555
Floating chapel
.. 242 Le Brun's crucifix,

471
Prish Meck, swallowed by the Hurnber, 198 Leyburn, natural terrace at,

473
Galtres, ancient forest of,

.. 441 Liberation of Europe, celebration of, 239
Geta, joint sovereign of Rome, murder. Londesbrough, its antiquity,

364
ed by his brother in his mother's Londonderry, fatal accident at, 476
arms
15 Lumley Lady, her charities,

364
Gilling Castle,
442 Lunedale,

· 476
Godbridge, at Bowes,
417 Malton, history of,

• 477
Goodmanham, antiquity of,
210 Manufactories, of York,

61
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, York, 56 ; Bever-

of Hull,

251
ley, 158; Hull, 245; Kirkby Ra- Market Weighton,

.. 365
vensworth, 468; Kirkleatham, 469; Marske
Muker, 491; Richmond, 514; Scor- Martin St. Abbcy

484
ton, 533 ; Yarm,

588 Marvel Andrew, his birth place, .. 400
Greta Bridge,

443
patriotism,

.. 256
Gros William le, created Earl of York, 422 Masham, history of,

485
Guisborough, history of,

444 Maximum on provisions in the reign of
Hackness, description of,

448 Edward I.
Harbours on the Yorkshire coast, 7 Metcalfe Sir Christopher, most nume-
Hanirow Foree,
407 rous family in England,

492
Hawes, situation of,
450 Meteorvus phenomenon,

550
Hedon, history of,
214 Middleham, history of,

488
Helmsley, extensive parish,

452
Castle,

488
Hermit of Eskedale side,

438 Milne Benjamin, public spirit of, 173
Hinderwell, the plague at,
457 Minerals,

8
Hornby Castle
458 Ministers of State,

.. 633
Hotham Sir John, governor of Hull, 234 Monasterics, suppression of,

.. 231
House of Peers,
624 Moor lands,

6
of Commons,

· 627 Mowbray Sir Robert, a prisoner for
Howden, history of,

.. 220
thirty years

4.93
Humane Society, directions of, 59 Mulgrave Castle,

491
Hutchinson John, the Hebraist, 546

family, fatal disasters in,

.. 492
Hutton Archbishop, family of
484 Nevil family,

488
Hypocaust Roman,

458 Warwick, the king maker, a mem-
Insurrection-Aske's,
28 ber of

ibid.
Interest Table,

641 Nevison, the highwayman, (note) .. 63
Ivelet Water Fall,

403 Newport, increasing prosperity of, .. 372
Jenkins Henry, extraordinary instance Newspapers, London and Provincial, 621
of longevity

33
York,

60
birth place and monu-

Hull,

.. 254
ment of
437 Northallerton, history of,

495
Jerveaux Abbey, description of, . 463 North-Riding, face of the country,

6
Jews, sanguinary massacre of at York, 24 Mines,
Jubilee celebration,

239

History and Directory of, 403 to 599,
Keasden Force,

:. 491 Norton family,

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