Earswick

EARSWICK, a township, in the union of York, partly in the parish of Strensall, but chiefly in that of Huntington, wapentake of Bulmer, N. riding of York, 3¾ miles (N. N. E.) from York; containing 95 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 1020 acres, and is situated on the river Foss, at some distance east of the road from York to Sutton. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1770.

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

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