Ferensby

FERENSBY, a township, in the parish of Farnham, union of Great Ouseburn (under Gilbert's act), Lower division of the wapentake of Claro, W. riding of York, 2½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Knaresborough; containing 112 inhabitants. The township comprises about 400 acres; the village is small, but pleasantly situated. Rent-charges amounting to £25. 18. have been awarded in lieu of tithes.

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

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