Haukswell, or Hauxwell (St. Oswald)
HAUKSWELL, or Hauxwell (St. Oswald), a parish, in the union of Leyburn, wapentake of HangWest, N. riding of York, 5 miles (S.) from Richmond; containing, with the townships of Barden and Garriston, 338 inhabitants, of whom 128 are in the township of East, and 45 in that of West, Haukswell. The parish comprises about 3750 acres, of which 500 or 600 are moorland. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £20. 14. 4½., and in the patronage of Mrs. M. Gale; net income, £295. The church, which is in the Norman style, stands at a distance from the village, and consists of a nave and a narrow choir.