Egbrough

EGBROUGH, a township, in the parish of Kellington, Lower division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, W. riding of York, 5¼ miles (W. by N.) from Snaith; containing 229 inhabitants, of whom 58 are in High, and 171 in Low, Egbrough. This township, situated on the road from Selby to Doncaster, includes the hamlet of Hut Green, and comprises about 1900 acres, of which the greater portion is the property of the family of Morritt, lords of the manor. A pleasurefair is held on Whit-Monday. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £108. 10., and the impropriate for £346, payable to Trinity College, Cambridge. 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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