Haddlesey, West

HADDLESEY, WEST, a township, in the parish of Birkin, Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W.) from Selby; containing 288 inhabitants. The township comprises about 1150 acres, and, though the surface is flat, abounds with beautiful and richly-wooded scenery; it is intersected by the river Aire, and there is a canal to Selby, on which fly-boats pass daily.

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

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