Hackforth

HACKFORTH, a township, in the parish of Hornby, union of Bedale, wapentake of Hang-East, N. riding of York, 3¾ miles (S.) from Catterick; containing 140 inhabitants. This township, which comprises about 1000 acres, is situated on the Leeming-Lane, and is the property and manor of the Duke of Leeds: the village is on the eastern verge of Hornby Park.

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

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