Fryston, wapentake of Osgoldcross, 3
miles N. E. from Pontefract. This neat
little post town is situate on the south-
ern bank of the Aire; the inhabitants
find their chief support from travellers,
and many excellent inns have been
erected for their accommodation.
Ferry House, W.R. (8). See Armin.
Fewston, W. R. (4) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Claro, 7
miles N. from Otley; inhabitants, 610;
a vicarage, value 6/. 13 s. Ad.; patron,
the King. This is a pleasant village,
in Knaresborough Forest. The parish
contains the townships of Blubber
Houses, Clifton with Norwood, Thur-
cross, and Great Timble. Entire po-
Field Head, W. R. (8) a hamlet
in the township of Gomersall, parish of
Birstall, wapentake of Morley, 5 miles
N. W. from Dewsbury. This place
gave birth to Dr. Joseph Priestley,
whose various acquirements, if not at
all times happily directed, yet were of
sufficient eminence to reflect lustre on
this obscure village.
Field Head, W. R. (4). See Hor-
Field House, W. R. (7) a hamlet
in the township of Sowerby, parish of
Halifax, wapentake of Morley, 4 miles
S. W. from Halifax. Here is the seat
of Robert Stansfield, Esq.
Filey, N.R. (6) a parish and town-
ship in the wapentakes of Pickering
Lythe and Dickering, 3 miles N. E.
from Hunmanby; inhabitants, 773; a
perpetual curacy; patron, H. Osbal-
deston, Esq. Filey is a small fishing
town, noted for its excellent fish and
lobsters. The church and a farm-house
only, are in the North Riding, the re-
mainder of the township is in the East
Riding: from its fine sands, it is be-
coming a summer resort for bathing.
Here is a ridge of rocks, called Filey
Bridge, which projects nearly half a
mile into the sea, and which are per-
fectly dry at low water; in tempestuous
weather the sea beats against this na-
tural mole with tremendous violence.
Filey contains the townships of Gris-
thorpe and Lebberston, both in the
North Riding. Entire population, 1128.
Fimber, E. R. (6) a township in
the parish of Wetwang, wapentake of
Buckrose, 7 miles W. from Driffield;
inhabitants, 104 ; a ehapelry to Wet-
Fingall, N. R. (1) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Hang
West, 5 miles E. from Leyburn; inhabi-
tants, 126; a rectory, value 18/. 18s. Ad.;
patron, the Rev. C. Wyville. This
pleasant parish contains the townships
of Aikber, Burton, Constable, and Hut-
ton Hang. Entire population, 398.
Finkley Street, W. R.'(8) a ham-
let in the township of Wortlev, parish
of Tankersley, wapentake of Staincross,
5 miles S. E. from Penistone.
Finnay, W. R. (7) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Almondbury,
wapentake of Agbrigg, 2§ miles S. E.
from Huddersfield. Finnay Lodge is
the seat of John Brook, Esq.
Finnay Bridge, W. R. (7) a ham-
let in the township of Lepton, parish of
Kirkheaton, wapentake of Agbrigg, 2§
miles S. E. from Huddersfield.
Finningley Hall, W. R. (8).
Firbeck, W. R. (8) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Strafforth
and Tickhill, 4 miles S. from Tickhill;
inhabitants, 226 ; a perpetual curacy;
patron, the Prebendary of Laughton en
le Morthen. Firbeck Hall is the seat
of Henry Gaily Knight, Esq.; Parkhill,
the seat of A. B. St. Leger, Esq.
Firby, E. R. (5) a township in the
parish of Westow, wapentake of Buck-
rose, 6 miles S. W. from Malton ; in-
habitants, 44. Firby Hall is the seat
of the Rev. J. Harrison.
Firby, N. R. (2) a township in the
parish of Bedale, wapentake of Hang
East, 1 mile S. from Bedale; inhabi-