New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 46
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Bruntcliffe Thorn, W. R. (8)
a hamlet in the township of Morley,
parish of Batley, wapentake of Morley,
4 miles N. from Dewsbury.

Brunthwaite, W.R. (4) a hamlet
in the township of Silsden, parish of
Keighley, wapentake of Staincliffe, 5
miles N. from Keighley.

Brush House, W. R. (8). See

Bubwith, E. R. (5) a parish and
township in the division of Holme Bea-
con, 6 miles N. W. from Howden; inha-
bitants, 540 ; a vicarage in two medie-
ties, value 7/.
2s. 6d., and 8l. Os. 5d.; pa-
tron of the first mediety, the King, and
of the second the Archbishop of York; a
pleasant village, situated on the river
Derwent, whose inundations fertilize
the rich meadows on its banks, but
render the air somewhat humid. Here
was born Nicholas de Bubwith, Bishop
of Bath and Wells, no otherwise re-
markable, than as being one of the Eng-
lish prelates who attended the Council
of Constance, in 1415, which condemned
to the flames, John Huss and Jerome
of Prague. This parish contains the
townships of Breighton, Foggathorpe,
Gribthorpe with Willetoft, Hartle-
thorpe and Spaldington. Entire popu-
lation, 1455.

Buckden, W. R. (4) a township in
the parish of Arncliffe, wapentake of
Staincliffe, 4 miles N. from Kettle well;
inhabitants, 382; fair, October 12.

Buckrose, E.R. (5, 6) a wapen-
take in the East Riding, bounded on
the north and west by the river Der-
went, on the south by Wilton Beacon,
and on the east by the wapentake of
Dickering; it contains 48 townships,
28 of which are parishes, but it has no
market town; 1988 houses; 11,186

Buckton, E.R. (6) a township in
the parish of Bridlington wapentake
of Dickering, 3 miles N. from Brid-
lington; inhabitants, 147. Buckton
Hall, now occupied as a farm house,
was formerly the seat of Sir William
Foulis, Bart.

Bugthorpe, E.R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Buckrose,
6 miles N. from Pocklington; inhabi-
tants, 281; a vicarage, value 20/.;
patron, the prebendary of Bugthorpe
in York cathedral.

Bull House, W. R. (8) a hamlet
in the township of Thurston, parish of
Penistone, wapentake of Staincross,
2ยง miles S. W. from Penistone.

Bullamoor Houses, N. R. (2) a
hamlet in the township and parish of
Northallerton, wapentake of Allerton-
shire, 1^mile N. E.from Northallerton.

Bulmer N. R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Bulmer,
6 miles S. W. from Malton; inhabi-
tants, 339; a rectory, value 11/.; pa-
tron, Earl Fitzwilliam. This parish
gives name to the wapentake; it conr
tains the township of Hinderskelfe,
extra parochial, and Welburn; entire
population, 850.

Bulmer, N. R. (5) a wapentake,
the most southernly in the North Ri-
ding, as it extends to the very walls of
York ; it is bounded on the west by the
river Swale, on the south and east by
the rivers Ouse and Derwent, and on
the north by the wapentakes of Bird-
forth and Rydale; it contains 65 town-
ships, 33 of which are parishes, and
one market town, 2790 houses, and
15,512 inhabitants.

Bumper Castle, N. R. (2). See

Burdale, E. R. (6) a hamlet in
the township of Thixendale, parish of
Wharram Percy, wapentake of Buck-
rose, 10 miles S. E. from Malton.

Burghwallis, W.R. (8) a parish
and township in the wapentake of Os-
goldcross, 6 miles N. W. from Don-
caster; inhabitants, 237; a rectory,
value 14/.
6s. 10^d.; patron, Michael
Tasburgh, Esq. Here is the beauti-
ful seat of the Hon. William Dun-
combe, M. P.


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