Helperby

HELPERBY, a township, in the parish of Brafferton, wapentake of Bulmer, N. riding of York, 4ΒΌ miles (N. E. by E.) from Boroughbridge; containing 645 inhabitants. The township comprises about 1900 acres of land, the property of various owners: the village adjoins that of Brafferton, with which it forms one long street; and the river Swale passes on the west.

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

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