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Kelk, Great

KELK, GREAT, a township, in the parish of Foston-upon-Wolds, union of Driffield, wapentake of Dickering, E. riding of York, 6½ miles (E.) from Driffield; containing 187 inhabitants. It comprises about 1020 acres of land: the village is long and straggling, and about two miles to the north of Foston. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £205.

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