Lindley

LINDLEY, a township, in the parish of Otley, Upper division of the wapentake of Claro, W. riding of York, 3¾ miles (N. E. by N.) from Otley; containing 140 inhabitants. The township comprises by computation 1760 acres. The village consists of a few scattered houses, in the vale of the Washburn rivulet, on the banks of which are some corn-mills. Here are considerable remains of an ancient hall, the seat of the Palmes family, who are interred in Otley church.

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

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