Hazlewood, with Storiths

HAZLEWOOD, with Storiths, a township, in the parish and union of Skipton, Upper division of the wapentake of Claro, W. riding of York, 7 miles (E. by N.) from Skipton; containing 220 inhabitants. The township is situated east of the river Wharfe, on the road from Skipton to Ripley, and comprises by computation 1800 acres of rough pasture and moorland; the soil is shallow, resting on gritstone. A free school was founded in 1700, by the Winterburn family, and has £15 per annum from Silvester Petyt's charity.

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

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