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SKIPLAM, a township, in the parish of Kirkdale, union of Helmsley, wapentake of Ryedale, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. E. by E.) from Helmsley; containing 84 inhabitants. It is situated on the west side of Kirkdale, and comprises about 1740 acres of land, chiefly the property of Lord Faversham.

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