New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 192
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Ripley, 32 W. N. W. from York, 224
from London; a ehapelry to Ripon;
market, Saturday; fairs, Easter and
Whitsun Eve, May 11, September 17,
if on a Saturday, if not, on the first
Saturday after; Monday after October
10, and Christmas Eve. This small
market town stands on the north bank
of the river Nidd ; it derives consider-
able wealth from the lead mines on the
opposite side of the river. The market
was granted by Edward II. to the Arch-
bishop of York,x in 1324. The popu-
lation of the place is included in Bi-

Patrick Brompton, N. R. (2) a
parish and township in the wapentake
of Hang East, 3 miles N. W. from Be-
dale ; inhabitants, 158; a perpetual
curacy; patron, the Bishop of Chester.
Here is the seat of Gregory Elsley, Esq.
The parish contains the townships of
Arrathorne, Hunton, and Newton le
Willows. Entire population, 968.

Patrington, E. R. (9) a parish,
township, and market town, in the wa-
pentake of Holderness, 10 miles S. E.
from Hedon, 56 S. E. from York, 192
from London; inhabitants, 1244 ; a
rectory, value 22/.; patron, Clare Hall,
Cambridge; market, Saturday; fairs,
March 28, July 18, and December 6.
Patrington is an ancient town, within a
mile from the Humber-: a creek forms
a kind of haven, for small craft; the
houses are indifferently built, but the
church is handsome and spacious, with
a lofty spire, serving as a sea-mark to
the entrance of the Humber; from the
church-yard are delightful views of that
river, and the opposite coast of Lin-
colnshire. By some antiquaries, this
place is supposed to be the Prsetorium
mentioned by Antoninus, in his first Iter.

Paul, E. R. (9) a parish and town-
ship in the wapentake of Holderness, 3
miles S. W. from Hedon ; inhabitants,
486; a vicarage, value 10/. Os.
patron, the Archbishop of York. This
village is pleasantly situated on the east
side of the Humber, and is remarkable
for its dock-yard, where ships of the
line, of 74 guns, are sometimes built.
The church is an extremely ancient
edifice. The parish contains the town-
ship of Thorne Gumbald. Entire po-
pulation, 745.

Paul Holmes, E. R. (9) a small
hamlet in the preceding township.

Paw Hill, W. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township of Langsett, parish of
Penistone, wapentake of Staincross, 3
miles S.W. from Penistone.

Paythorne, W. R. (4) a township
in the parish of Gisburn, wapentake of
Staincliffe, 9 miles S. from Settle; in-
habitants, 242.

Peak, N. R. (3) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Fylingdales,
wapentake of Whitby Strand, 7 miles
S. E. from Whitby. Here was once
a Roman fort. The manufacture of
alum is carried on to a great extent in
this place.

Peckfield, W. R. (5) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Garforth,
wapentake of Skyrack, 4 miles S. from

Peep o? Day, N. R. (5) a small
hamlet in the township and parish of
Husthwaite, wapentake of Birdforth,
If niile N. from Easingwold.

Penhill, N.R. (1). See West

Penistone, W. R. (8) a parish,
township, and market town, in the wa-
pentake of Staincross, 8 miles S.W.
from Barnsley, 45 S. W. from York.
175 from London; inhabitants, 645;
a vicarage, value 16/. 14s.
2d.; patron,
Lord Macdonald. In this small mar-
ket town, not larger than a village, is a
free grammar school. Penistone is
seated in a dreary and barren country,
especially to the west, where nothing
presents itself to the eye, but bleak and
barren moors ; the climate is as wet as
the soil is cold and unfavourable, and
seed time and harvest are late, A vast
number of the moor sheep are sold at


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