Hawsker, with Stainsacre

HAWSKER, with Stainsacre, a township, in the parish and union of Whitby, liberty of Whitby-Strand, N. riding of York, 3 miles (S. E.) from Whitby; containing 724 inhabitants. The township comprises 3330 acres of land, all in the borough, and partly in the town, of Whitby. At Hawsker is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a mutilated cross in the hamlet marks the site of an ancient chapel of ease.

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

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