Carnaby (St. John the Baptist)

CARNABY (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Bridlington, wapentake of Dickering, E. riding of York, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Bridlington; containing 185 inhabitants. This place, which is situated on the road between Bridlington and Driffield, comprises about 2000 acres: good limestone is quarried. Sir George Strickland, Bart., is lord of the manor, and chief owner of the soil. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 8. 11½., and with the perpetual curacy of Fraisthorpe annexed; net income, £82; patron and impropriator, Sir George Strickland. The church is a small edifice, with an embattled tower.

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

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