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AKEBAR, a township, in the parish of Fingall, union of Leyburn, wapentake of Hang-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. E. by E.) from Middleham; containing 30 inhabitants. It is on an acclivity opposite to Fingall, and comprises an area of 760 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.