New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 58
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s6uth by Skyrack, on the east by the
Ainsty, and on the north by the rivers
Ouse and Ure. It contains 4 market
towns, 97 townships, 29 of which are
parishes; Louses, including the Liberty
of Ripon, 10,025 ; inhabitants, 51,997.

Claxton, N. R. (5) a township in
the parish of Bossall, wapentake of
8 miles N.E. from York; in-
habitants, 135. In this township is the
Lobster House Inn, at which the ma-
gistrates for the wapentake assemble.

Clayton in the Clay, W. R. (8)
a parish and township with Frickley, in
the wapentake of Strafforth and Tick-
8 miles N. W. from Doncaster;
inhabitants, 360. The parish is some-
times called Frickley with Clayton. A
perpetual curacy; patron, S. Ward,
Esq. Frickley Hall is the seat of R.
K. Dawson, Esq.

Clayton, W. R. (4) a township in
the 'parish of Bradford, wapentake of
Morley, 3£ miles W. from Bradford;
inhabitants, 3609. The numerous po-
pulation of this place is employed chiefly
in the worsted manufacture. A mile to
the south is the extensive hamlet of
Clayton Heights.

Clayton, West, W.R. (8) a town-
ship in the parish of High Hoyland, wa-
pentake of Staincross, 7 miles S.W.
from Wakefield; inhabitants, 854.

Cleasby, N. R. (2) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Gilling
East, 9 miles N. from Catterick ; in-
habitants, 147 ; a perpetual curacy; pa-
tron, the Dean and Chapter of Ripon.
This village is situated on the river
Tees ; it gave birth to Dr. John Robin-
son, Bishop of Bristol, one of the pleni-
potentiaries at the treaty of Utrecht:
he rebuilt the chapel and parsonage
house at this place, and endowed a
school for the education of six poor

Cleck Heaton, W. R. (7) a town-
ship in the parish of Birstall, wapen-
take of Morley, 7 miles E. from Hali-
fax ; inhabitants, 2436; a ehapelry to

Birstall. This populous township is
chiefly occupied in the woollen manu-

Cleveland, N. R. (2) a district in
the North Riding, which gives name to
an archdeaconry, and also to a deanery.
Cleveland is a very ancient division of
the North Riding, and is nearly co-ex-
tensive with the wapentake of Lang-
barugh ; being now merely an ecclesi-
astical portion of the county, it does
not appear in maps : the name is pro-
bably derived from the adhesive nature
of the soil. According to an ancient

“ Cleveland on the clay,

Brings in two soles, and carries
one away.”

The climate is severe and chilly; but
the soil is fruitful, and by judicious
management has equalled the produce
of more favoured situations.

Cleveland Port, N.R. (2) for-
merly Cargo Fleet, a hamlet in the
township and parish of Ormesby, wa-
pentake of Langbarugh, 9 miles N.
from Stokesley. This place is a small
port, situated near the mouth of the
Tees, from which the greater part of
the produce of Cleveland is shipped for
London, or other markets.

Cliffe, N. R. (2) a township in the
parish of Mansfield, wapentake of Gil-
ling West, 12 miles N. from Catterick;
inhabitants, 53. Cliffe Hall, situated
on the banks of the Tees, is the seat of
Henry Witham, Esq.

Cliffe Hill, W. R. (7). See Hip-

Cliffe Hill, W. R. (7) a hamlet
in the township of Warley, parish of
Halifax, wapentake of Morley, 3 miles
W. from Halifax.

Cliffe cum Lund, or Long
E. R. (5) a township with
Lund, in the parish of Hemingbo-
rough, wapentake of Ouse and Der-
went, 3 miles E. from Selby; inhabi-
tants, 501. In this township is Turn-
ham Hall, the seat of Wm. Burton, Esq.


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