Hardwick, West

HARDWICK, WEST, a township, in the parish of Wragby, Upper division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, W. riding of York, 4 miles (S. W.) from Pontefract; containing 102 inhabitants. The township formed part of the demesne of Nostal Priory, to the monks of which it was granted by the Lacy family. It comprises 458 acres, of which 30 are waste or common.

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

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