Kilvington, South (St. Wilfrid)

KILVINGTON, SOUTH (St. Wilfrid), a parish, in the poor-law union of Thirsk, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York; comprising the townships of South Kilvington, Thornbrough, and Upsall; and containing 402 inhabitants, of whom 277 are in the township of South Kilvington, l¼ mile (N.) from Thirsk. The parish consists of about 2610 acres, of which 940 are in the township. The village, which is neatly built, is pleasantly situated on an acclivity on the east side of the Codbeck: the road from Thirsk to Stokesley passes through. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £17. 10. 10.; net income, £511; patrons, the Master and Fellows of Sidney-Sussex College, Cambridge.

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

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