Hurst, Courtney

HURST, COURTNEY, a township, in the parish of Birkin, union of Selby, Lower division of the wapentake of Barkstone-Ash, W. riding of York, 3 miles (N. W.) from Snaith; containing 134 inhabitants. The township, which is bounded on the south by the river Aire, comprises about 580 acres; the soil is generally light and sandy. The village is small, but pleasantly situated, and the surrounding scenery is agreeably varied. A rent-charge of £139 has been awarded as a commutation for the tithes.

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

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