Ellington, Nether and Over

ELLINGTON, NETHER and OVER, a township, in the parish of Masham, union of Leyburn, wapen take of Hang-East, N. riding of York. Nether Ellington, including 63 persons, is 2¼ miles (N. W.), and Over, including 67 persons, 2½ (N. W. by W.) from Masham. The township is on the south of the river Ure, and comprises 1710a. 2r. 39p.: the two villages are contiguous to each other. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £35. 10., and the impropriate for £183, payable to Trinity College, Cambridge.

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

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