Duffield, South

DUFFIELD, SOUTH, a township, in the parish of Hemingbrough, union of Selby, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, E. riding of York, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Selby; containing 224 inhabitants. It is to the west of the Derwent, and comprises 1643a. 31p., forming one of the Bishop of Ripon's manors of Howdenshire. At the inclosure, about 30 years since, the impropriate tithes were commuted for 294 acres of land. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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