Huntington (All Saints)

HUNTINGTON (All Saints), a parish, in the wapentake of Bulmer, union and N. riding of York; containing 652 inhabitants, of whom 490 are in the township, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from York, on the road to Sheriff-Hutton. This parish, which is bounded on the west by the river Foss, consists of the townships of Earswick, Huntington, and Towthorpe, and comprises by measurement 4830 acres, of which one-third is arable, and the remainder, with the exception of about 50 acres of woodland, meadow and pasture. Earl De Grey is lord of the manor, and there are several resident proprietors of estates: the village, which is neat, is seated on the east side of the river. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £5; net income, £127; patrons and appropriators, the Sub-Chanter and Vicars Choral of the Cathedral of York.

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

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