New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 276
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Hang East, 10 miles N. W. from

Wardsend, W. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Ecclesfield,
wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill,
2§ miles N. from Sheffield.

. Warlaby, N. R. (2) a township in
the parish of Ainderby Steeple, wapen-
take of Gilling East, 2§ miles S. W.
from Northallerton ; inhabitants, 97.
In this township are the extensive
nursery grounds, called Low Sober.

Warley, W. R. (7) a township in
the parish of Halifax, wapentake of
2§ miles W. from Halifax;
inhabitants, 4982. In this township is
Hollings Hall, the seat of John Dear-
don, Esq.; and here is a Druidical re-
main, called the Rocking Stone, about
ten feet high, one end of which rests on
several stones, between two of which is
a pebble of a different grit, seemingly
introduced for a support, and so placed
that it cannot possibly be taken out
without breaking or removing the
rocks; a very ancient and curious piece
of workmanship.

Warmfield, W. R. (8) a parish
and township with Heath, in the wa-
pentake of Agbrigg, 4 miles E. from
Wakefield ; inhabitants, 741; a vicar-
age, value
51 4s. 2d.; patron, nine
Trustees. Here is an hospital for seven
poor men and a matron, founded by
John Freston, in 1591; and another
hospital for four old widows, founded
by Mr. Sagar, in 1558. The parish
contains the township of Sharlestone.
Entire population, 1071.

Warmsworth, W. R. (8) a parish
and township in the wapentake of Straf-
forth and Tickhill, 3 miles S.W, from
Doncaster; inhabitants, 335; a rec-
tory, value
6l. 105. 10c?.; patron, Wm.
Wrightson, Esq. In this village Geo.
Fox, the founder of the Society of
Friends, with his followers, held their
first meetings, till they were perse-
cuted by the parish priest, when they
removed to Balby, not much better-
ing their condition, as there also they
endured various species of suffering.

Warren House, N.R. (1) a small
hamlet in the township of Ellington,
parish of Masham, wapentake of Hang
East, 5 miles S. E, from Middleham,

Warsell, W. R. (5) a township,
extra-parochial, in the wapentake of
Claro, 5 miles N. W. from Ripley;

Warter, E. R. (6) a parish and
township in the division of Bainton
Beacon, 5 miles N. from Market
Weighton; inhabitants, 428; a vicar-
age, value
4l.; patron, Lord Muncas-
ter. Warter Hall is the seat of Lord
Muncaster. Here was once a priory
founded in 1132, for monks of the
Augustine order, by Geoffrey Fitz-

Wart Hill, N. R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Bulmer,
5 miles N. E. from York ; inhabitants,
153 ; a vicarage, value 3/.
Is. 8c?.; pa-
tron, the Prebendary of Wart Hill in
York Cathedral. Here is the seat of
Benj. Agar, Esq.

Wash fold, N. R. (1) a hamlet in
the township of Hurst, parish of Mar-
rick, wapentake of Gilling West, 2
miles N. from Reeth.

Wass, N. R. (5) a hamlet in the
township of Byland Membris, parish of
Coxwold, wapentake of Birdforth, 5
miles N. from Easingwold.

Wassand, E. R. (6) a township
with Seaton, in the parish of Siggles-
thorne, wapentake of Holderness, 2
miles S.W. from Hornsea; inhabitants,
301. Here is the seat of the Rev.
Charles Constable, situated on a de-
clivity, about a quarter of a mile from
the west end of Hornsea Mere, of
which it commands an entire and
beautiful view.

Wath, N. R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Halli-
keld, 4| miles N. from Ripon; in-
habitants, 186; a rectory, value 17/.
17«. It/.; patron, the Marquis of Ayles-


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