Lelley

LELLEY, a township, in the parish of Preston, union of Skirlaugh, Middle division of the wapentake of Holderness, E. riding of York, 8 miles (E. N. E.) from Hull; containing 136 inhabitants. This place has always been attached to the seigniory of Holderness, as a member of the manor of Burstwick. It comprises about 800 acres, belonging to several persons; the hamlet is situated on the road between Preston and Humbleton, and about two miles to the north-east of the former village. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1769.

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

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