and township in the parish of Aysgarth,
wapentake of Hang West, 13 miles W.
from Middleham, 55 miles N. W. from
York, 246 miles from London; inhabi-
tants, 765 ; a ehapelry to Aysgarth;
market, Thursday; fairs, May 10th
and 12th, first Thursday in June, 28th
and 29th of October. Here are six
alms-houses for poor widows. Askrigg
is seated on a hill on the northern bank
of the Ure, in a district abounding with
beautiful scenery and picturesque water-
falls. It is a place of some antiquity,
though a little fallen to decay. About
a mile distant is Wood Hall, the seat
of Christopher Alderson, Esq.
Askwith, W. R. (5) a township
in the parish of Weston, and wapen-
take of Claro, 3 miles W. from Otley;
inhabitants, 367. This village is plea-
santly situated near the river Wharfe.
Asselby, E, R. (8) a township in
the parish of Howden, wapentake of
Howdenshire, 2 miles W. from How-
den ; inhabitants, 254.
Asson Thorpe, W.R. (8) a hamlet
in the township of Sykehouse and parish
of Fishlake, wapentake of Strafforth and
Tickhill, 4 miles N. W. from Thorne.
Astley, W. R. (5) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Swillington,
wapentake of Skyrack, 7 miles S. E.
Aston, W.R. (8) a parish and town-
ship, with Aughton, in the wapentake
of Strafforth and Tickhill, 6 miles S. E.
from Rotherham ; inhabitants, 556 ; a
rectory, value 12/. 15 s. 2%d.; patron,
the Duke of Leeds. In the church is
an ancient monument of a Lord Darcy
and his three wives ; and also a marble
tablet erected to the memory of the late
Rev. William Mason, himself a poet,
and the friend of the poet Gray ; he
was rector of this parish, and died 1797.
Aston Hall, once the residence of the
Darcys, was pulled down about fifty
years since, and the present mansion,
now the seat of Henry Verelst, Esq.
Atley-hili, N. R. (2) a hamlet in
the township of South-Cowton, and
parish of Gilling, wapentake of Gilling
East, 7 miles N. W. from North-
Attercliffe, W. R. (8) a township
with Darnall in the parish of Sheffield,
wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill,
1£ mile N. E. from Sheffield ; inhabi-
tants, 3,172; a ehapelry to Sheffield.
This is an extensive village, in which a
new church, under the late acts of par-
liament, has been lately erected.
Atwicke, E. R. (6) a parish and
township in theswapentake of Holder-
ness, 2 miles N. from Hornsea; inha-
bitants, 326; a vicarage, value 4/. 7s.
llr/.; patron, the King. It is a plea-
sant village, situated on the German
ocean, which has made great encroach-
ments on the shore.
Auburn, E. R. (6) a hamlet in the
township of Fraisthorpe, parish of Car-
naby, wapentake of Dickering, 3§
miles S. from Bridlington.
Audzus, W. R. (8) a hamlet in the
township of Woodsetts, parish of South
Anston, wapentake of Strafforth and
Tickhill, 6i miles S. W. from Tickhill.
Aughton, W.R. (8) a township with
Aston in the parish of Aston, wapentake
of Strafforth and Tickhill, 4 miles S. E.
from Rotherham ; inhabitants, 556.
Aughton, E.R. (5) a parish and
township in the division of Holme
Beacon; 8 miles N. W. from Howden;
inhabitants, 269 ; a vicarage, value 4/.;
patron, — Flitcroft, Esq. This place
was the residence of Robert Aske, a
gentleman of ancient family, who
headed the rebels in the insurrection
called the Pilgrimage of Grace, in the
reign of Henry VIII., and which was
occasioned by the discontent of the
lower classes of the people at the sup-
pression of the monasteries. Aske
suffered, by martial law, the penalty of
his rashness. No remains of the an-
cient castle or mansion are visible,
though the site is marked by moats and