New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 137
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York. This village, seated on an
eminence, commands a fine prospect
of the Humber, with its numerous

Kidhall, W. R. (5) a hamlet in
the township of Potterton, parish of
Barwick in Elmet, wapentake of Sky-
raek, 4 miles W. from Abberford.

Kidstones, N.R. (1) a small ham-
let in the township of Bishop Dale, pa-
rish of Aysgarth, wapentake of Hang
7 miles S. from Aysgarth.

Kilburn, or Low Kilburn, N.R.

(5) a parish and township in the wa-
pentake of Birdforth,
7 miles N. from
Easingwold; inhabitants, 500 ; a per-
petual curacy; patron, the Archbishop
of York. The parish contains the town-
ship of Hood Grange. Entire popula-
tion, 530.

Kilburn, High, N. R. (5) a ham-
let in the preceding township and

Kildale, N. R. (2) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Lang-
barugh, 6 miles E. from Stokesley;
inhabitants, 209; a rectory, value
3s. 4c/.; patron, R. B. Livesey,
Esq. who has a seat here. In Kil-
dale was formerly a castle belonging to
the Earls of Northumberland: in the
park, the friars of the Holy Cross, in
1512, began to build an oratory, but
the place was interdicted; what is now
called Percy Cross, seems to designate
the site.

Kildwick, W. R. (4) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Stain-
cliffe, 4 miles S. from Skipton; in-
habitants, 175; a vicarage, value
10/. 185.
\%d.; patron, the Dean and
Canons of Christ Church, Oxford. The
village is situated on a hill' on the road
from Keighley to Skipton, on the banks
of the river Aire. The choir of Kild-
wick church is extended to an unusual
length, whence it has acquired the
name of the Lang Kirk in Craven. In
it is the tomb of Sir Robert de Steeton,
exhibiting a recumbent statue of the
knight in link mail, an exact counter-
part to that of his cotemporary, Sir
Adam de Middleton, at Ilkley. Kild-
wick Hall is the seat of Miss Currer.
The parish contains the townships of
Bradley, Cowley, Farnhill with Conon-
ley, Glusburn, Silsden, Steeton with
Eastburn, and Sutton. Entire popu-
lation, 8437.

Kilgram Bridge, N. R. (I) a
small hamlet in the township and pa-
rish of East Witton, wapentake of Hang
East, 3 miles S. from Middleham.

Kilham, E. R. (6) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Dicker-
ing, 5 miles N. from Driffield; inhabi-
tants, 971; a vicarage, value 6/. 13.5.4c?.;
patron, the Dean of York. Kilham
had once a market, but it is now dis-
used; fairs, August 21, November
Here is a free grammar school, found-
ed by Lord D’Arcy, in the reign of
Charles I. The village is nearly a mile
and a quarter long, running from east
to west, and is pleasantly situated
amidst the Wold Hills, in a fertile soil;
the church is a spacious building, with
a lofty tower. The place seems formerly
to have been of more importance than at
present. The Vipsey, or Gipsey, breaks
out at this place after a wet autumn.
The violence of this spring or spout,
when it first issues from the ground,
is said to be so great, that a man on
horseback may ride under its arched

Kill Bill, W. R. (4) a hamlet in
the township of Bishopside, parish of
Ripon, wapentake of Claro, 1 mile E.
from Pateley Bridge.

Kilholme, W. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Cantley,
wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, 6*
miles E. from Doncaster.

Killingbeck, W.R. (8) a ham-
let in the township of Seacroft, parish
of Whitchurch, wapentake of Sky-
rack, 3 miles N.E. from Leeds. Kil-
lingbeck Hall is the seat of Thomas
Walker, Esq.


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