Emswell

EMSWELL, with Kelleythorpe, a township, in the parish and union of Driffield, Bainton-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 2 miles (W.) from Driffield; containing 100 inhabitants. The township comprises by computation 2610 acres: the village is on the road from Driffield to Sledmere. There are several fine springs, shaded by lofty elms, and hence the place derives its name.

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

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