Moors, parish of Lastingham, wapen-
take of Rydale, 3 miles E. from Kirkby
Hammer, N.R. (1) a small hamlet
in the township and parish of East
Witton, wapentake of Hang West, 3
miles S. from Middleham.
Hammerton Green, W.R. (5) a
township in the parish of Whixley, wa-
pentake of Claro, 8 miles E. from
Knaresborough; inhabitants, 529.
Hammerton Kirk, W. R. (5) a
parish and township in the wapentake
of Claro, 8 miles E. from Knares-
borough ; inhabitants, 409 ; a per-
petual curacy; patron, the Rev. W.
Metcalf. Here is the seat of William
Thompson, Esq. The parish contains
the township of Wilsthorpe, in the
Ainsty. Entire population, 504.
Ham pole, W.R. (8) a township
with Stubbs, in the parish of Ad wick
le Street, wapentake of Strafforth and
Tickhill, 6% miles N. W. from Don-
caster; inhabitants, 140. A priory
was built here in the twelfth century
for Cistercian nuns, in a pleasant val-
ley, and an old hall seems to have been
built out of its ruins.
Hampsthwaite, W.R. (5) a pa-
rish and township in the wapentake of
Claro, 2 miles S. W. from Ripley;
inhabitants, 490; a vicarage, value
13/. 6s. 8</.; patron, Mr. Shann. This
is a straggling village, pleasantly situ-
ated near the river Nidd. The parish
contains the townships of Birstwith,
Felliscliffe, Menwith with Darley,
Thornthwaite with Padside. Entire
Handale, or Grendale, N. R. (2)
a hamlet in the township and parish
of Lofthouse, wapentake of Lang-
barugh, 9 miles N. E. front Guisbo-
rough. Here are some small remains
of a priory of Benedictine nuns, founded
in the twelfth century. Handale Abbey
is the seat of E.Tnrfon, Esq.
Hand Bank, W. R. (8) a small
hamlet infthe township of Langsett, pa-
rish of Penistone, wapentake of Stain-:
cross, 3 miles S.W. from Penistone.
Handsworth, W. R. (8) a parish
and township in the wapentake of
Strafforth and Tickhill, 4\ miles S. E.
from Sheffield; inhabitants, 2173; a
rectory, value 12/. 45. 7d.; patron, the
Duke of Norfolk. This pleasant vil-
lage contains Ballifield Hall, the seat of
John Jubb, Esq.; Bramley Hall, the
seat.of T. Weldon, Esq.; and Wood-
thorpe, the seat of Hugh Parker, Esq.
Handsworth Woodhouse, W. R.
(8) a hamlet in the preceding township
Hangbank, N. R. (2). See Mel-
Hang East, N. R. (2) a wapentake
in the North Riding, bounded on the
north by the river Swale, on the west
by Hang West, on the south by Claro,
in the West Riding, and on the east by
Hallikeld; it is a small district, low and
fertile ; it contains two market towns,
54 townships, 10 of which are parishes;
2063 houses, and 10,114 inhabitants.
Hang West, N.R. (1) a wapen-
take in the North Riding, bounded on
the north by the river Swale and Gilling
West, on the west by Westmoreland
and Ewcross, on the south by Stain-
cliffe and Claro, and on tbe east by
Hang East, it is an extensive and
mountainous district, abounding in
picturesque views and waterfalls: it
contains three market towns, 50 town-
ships, 12 of which are parishes; 2858
houses, and 14,707 inhabitants. Hang
East and West were a part of the an-
cient county of Richmond, and are sup-
posed to have formed originally but
Hanging Stones, W. R. (4) a
hamlet in the township and parish of
Ilkley, wapentake of Skyrack, 4 miles
W. from Otley.
Hanlith, W. R. (4) a township in
the parish of Kirkby Malham Dale, wa-
pentake of Staincliffe, 6§ miles E. from
Settle; inhabitants, 46. In this village,