Marton-Le-Moor

MARTON-LE-MOOR, a chapelry, partly in the parish of Topcliffe, and partly in that of Kirby-onthe-Moor, wapentake of Hallikeld, N. riding of York, 3½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Boroughbridge; containing 212 inhabitants. It comprises about 940 acres of land. The village is situated a little to the west of the Leeming-Lane, and a short distance north of the road from Boroughbridge to Ripon. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Topcliffe, and has a net income of £72. The tithes have been commuted for £370 payable to the impropriators, £48. 10. to the vicar of Topcliffe, £18 to the vicar of Kirby, and £14. 2. 6. to the Dean and Chapter of York; there is a glebe of 12 acres.

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

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