Gowdall

GOWDALL, a township, in the parish of Snaith, union of Goole, Lower division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, W. riding of York, 1½ mile (W.) from Snaith; containing 237 inhabitants. The township comprises by admeasurement 1151a. 2r. 5p., of which the greater part was in open fields, and waste, until inclosed in 1772. The river Aire passes on the north of the village. Here 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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