Glusburn

GLUSBURN, a township, in the parish of Kildwick, union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 4½ miles (S.) from Skipton; containing 1052 inhabitants. The township is situated on the road from Bradford to Colne, and comprises by computation 1513 acres. The population is partly employed in the hand-loom weaving of figured stuffs; and a very productive lead-mine is in operation. There are two places of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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