New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 242
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Kirkby Overblow. A few straggling
houses in this township are called Stain-
burn Moor Side.

Staincliffe, W. R. (4) a wapen-
take in the West Riding, bounded on
the north by Hang West, on the west
by Ewcross and Lancashire, on the
south by Lancashire and Morley, and
on the east by Skyrack and Claro.
Staincliffe contains the whole archdea-
conry of Craven; it is very mountain-
ous in its north-western parts: it has
3 market towns, 42 townships, 21 of
which are parishes, 9925 houses, and
52,776 inhabitants.

Staincliffe Hall, W. R. (8).
See Batley.

Staincross, W.R. (8) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Darton,
wapentake of Staincross, 3ยง miles N.
from Barnsley. This village, which gives
name to the wapentake, seems to have
been formerly a place of some con-

Staincross, W. R. (4,5) a wapen-
take in the West Riding, bounded on
the north and north-west by Agbrigg,
on the west by Cheshire, on the south
and south-east by Strafforth and Tick-
hill, and on the east by Osgoldcross.
The west part of the wapentake is
dreary, barren and mountainous; it
contains two market towns, 40 town-
ships, 10 of which are parishes, 6012
houses, and 32,912 inhabitants.

Stainforth, Great, W.R. (4) a
township in the parish of Giggleswick,
wapentake of Staincliffe, 2 miles N.
from Settle; inhabitants, 235. At this
place is a beautiful waterfall on the
Ribble, called Stainforth Force.

Stainforth, Little, or Knight’s
W. R. (4) a hamlet in the
preceding township.

Stainforth, W. R. (8) a town-
ship in the parish of Hatfield, wapen-
take of Strafforth and Tickhill, 3 miles
W. from Thorne; inhabitants, 694.

Stainforth and Keadby Canal,
W.R, (8). This work commences at the
river Don, about a mile to the west of
Fishlake, when passing in an easterly
direction through the village of Stain-
forth to Thorn, it proceeds in the same
course to Crowle and Keadby, in Lin-
colnshire, where it joins the river Trent.
The length of this canal is about fifteen
miles, and running through a fenny
country, has little elevation and no
lockage, except at its extremities.

Stainland, W. R. (7) a township
in the parish of Halifax, wapentake
of Morley, 5 miles S. from Halifax;
inhabitants, 2814; a chapelry to Ha-

Stainley, North, W. R. (5) a
township with Hemingford, in the pa-
rish of Ripon, wapentake of Claro, 3
miles N. from Ripon; inhabitants, 285.
In this township is Breckaxnoor House,
the seat of Marmaduke Hodgson, Esq.

Stainley, South, W. R. (5) a
parish and township with Clayton, in
the wapentake of Claro, 5 miles S. from
Ripon; inhabitants, 232; a perpetual
curacy; patron, H. Reynard, Esq.

Stainmoor, N. R. (1) a district in
the township and parish of Bowes, wa-
pentake of Gilling West, 8 miles W.
from Greta Bridge: “ Stainmoor’s win-
try waste” is a vast mountainous, stony
tract of country, extending into West-
moreland ; but though called a forest,
those who, from its name, might ex-
pect to find trees, would be grievously
disappointed; it was once ranged by
herds of wild deer.

Stainsacre, N. R. (3) a township
with Hawsker, in the parish of Whitby,
wapentake of Whitby Strand, 2 miles
S. E. from Whitby; inhabitants, 654.

Stainsby, N. R. (2) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Stainton, wa-
pentake of Langbarugh, 2 miles S. E.
from Stockton, Durham.

Stainton, N.R. (2) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Lang-
barugh, 5 miles N.W. from Stokesley;
inhabitants, 356; a vicarage, value
5/. 145.
2d*; patron, the Archbishop of


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