Farnhill

FARNHILL, a township, in the parish of Kildwick, union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 3¾ miles (S. S. E.) from Skipton; containing 459 inhabitants. This township, which was separated from Cononley in 1838, is pleasantly situated on the east side of Airedale, and comprises about 400 acres; the surface is varied, and the village consists chiefly of scattered houses, some of which adjoin the village of Kildwick.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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