New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 187
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Morton, NoriHanby and Upsall. En- bury. In this township is Low Laithes,
tire population, 785.    the seat of Mrs. Smithson.

Osbaldwick, N. R. (5) a parish Oswaldkirk, N. R. (5) a parish
and township in the wapentake of Bui-    and township in the wapentake of Ry-

mer, 2 miles E. from York ; inha-    dale, 8 miles N. E. from Easingwold ;

bitants, 176; a vicarage, value 4/.;    inhabitants 212; a rectory, value

patron, the Prebendary of Strensall in    10/. Is. 8*/.; patron, the Rev. Thomas

York Cathedral. The parish con-    Comber. Here are some remains of

tains the township of Murton. Entire    a very ancient building, supposed to

population, 310.

Osgodby, E. R. (5) a township in
the parish of Hemingborough, wapen-
take of Ouse and Derwent, 2 miles E.
from Selby; inhabitants, 185.

Osgodby, N. R. (3) a township in
the parish of Cayton, wapentake of
Pickering Lythe, 3 miles S. from Scar-
borough; inhabitants, 72.

Osgoodby, N. R. (5) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Thirkleby,
wapentake of Birdforth, 8 miles N.
from Easingwold.

Osgoldcross, W. R. (8) a wapen-
take in the West Riding, bounded on the
north by Howdenshire and Barkston
Ash, on the west by Agbrigg, on the
south by Staincross and Strafforth
and Tickhill, and on the east by Lin-
colnshire. It contains two market
towns, 63 townships, 19 of which are
parishes, 5931 houses, and 50,278 in-

Osmotherley, N. R. (2) a parish
and township in the wapentake of
Allertonshire, 7 miles E. from North-
allerton; inhabitants, 755 ; a vicarage,
value 8/. 10s.; patron the Bishop of
Durham. In this village is a small
catholic chapel: the parish contains
the townships of Ellerbeck, Harlsea,
and Thimbleby. Entire population,

Ossendike, W. R. (5) a township
with Ryther, parish of Ryther, wapen-
take of Barkston Ash, 5 miles S. E.
from Tadcaster; inhabitants, 335.

Ossett, W.R. (8) a township in
the parish of Dewsbury, wapentake of
2% miles W. from Wakefield;
inhabitants, 4775; a chapelry to Dews-
have belonged to the monastic esta-
blishment afterwards removed to By-
land : the church is an ancient edifice,
dedicated to St. Oswald. Oswaldkirk
Hall is the seat of the Rev. Thomas
Comber. The township of Oswald-
kirk Quarter is partly in this parish
and partly in the adjoining parish of
Ampleforth. If the population be added
to Oswaldkirk, the aggregate amount
is 388.

Oswaldkirk Quarter, N.R. (5)
a township partly in the parish of Os-
waldkirk, and partly in the parish of
Ampleforth, wapentake of Rydale, 8
miles N. E. from Easingwold; inhabi-
tants, 176.

Oswinthorpe, W. R. (5) a ham-
let in the township of Halton, parish
of Leeds, wapentake of Skyrack, 2
miles E. from Leeds. This place is
supposed to be the
villa regia in re-
gione Loidis of Bede, and the resi-
dence of Oswyn, king of Northum-
bria, who was murdered, 651. Seve-
ral remains of ancient works have been
here discovered. A family of the name
of Osmund formerly resided here, and
shewed a strong inclination to have the
place called Osmundthorpe.

Otley, W. R. (5) a parish, town-
ship, and market town, in the wa-
pentake of Skyrack, 10 miles N. E.
from Leeds, 28 W. from York, 205
from London; inhabitants, 3065; a
vicarage, value 13/. Is.
r6d.; patron,
the King. Market, Friday; fairs, first
Monday after August 2, and the Fri-
day between new and old Martinmas-
day. Otley is a well-built town, de-
lightfully situated on the hanks of


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