pentake of Langbarugh, 5 miles N. W.
from Guisborough. Here is the seat of
Consitt Dryden, Esq.
Lazenby, N.R. (2) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Northaller-
ton, wapentake of Allertonshire, 4
miles N. W. from Northallerton.
Lazencroft, W. R. (5) a small
hamlet in the township and parish of
Barwick in Elmet, wapentake of Sky-
rack, 5 miles W. from Leeds.
Lead Hall, W.R. (5) a township
extra-parochial, in the wapentake of
Barkston Ash, 5 miles S. from Tad-
caster; inhabitants, 50.
Leak, N. R. (2) a parish and town-
ship in the wapentake of Allertonshire,
5 miles S. E. from Northallerton ; in-
habitants j 11; a vicarage, value 16/.;
patron, the Bishop of Durham. This
is said to have been a place of some
consideration in the times of the Saxons,
but at present, it consists only of the
church and a farm house. The parish
contains the townships of Borrowby,
Crosby, Geldable, Knayton, Landmoth,
and Nether Silton. Entire popula-
Lealholme, N. R. (2) a hamlet in
the township of Glaisdale, parish of
Danby, wapentake of Langbarugh, 2
miles, W. from Egton.
Lease Carr, N.R. (2) a small ham-
let in the township of Brompton, parish
of N orthallerton, wapen take of Allerton-
shire, 3 miles N. from Northallerton.
Leases Hall, N. R. (2). See
Leashead, N. R. (3) a small ham-
let in the township of Ugglebarnby,
parish of Whitby, wapentake of Whitby
Strand, 7 miles S. from Whitby.
Leathley, W.R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Claro, 2
miles N.E. from Otley; inhabitants,
312; a rectory, value 7l. 2s. 8§rZ.; pa-
tron, the King. Leathley Hall is the
seat of John Armytage, Esq. The pa-
rish contains the township of Castley.
Entire population, 422.
Leavening, E.R. (5) a township
in the parish of Acklam, wapentake of
Buckrose, 6 miles S. from Malton;
Lebberston, N. R. (3) a town-
ship in the parish of Filey, wapentake
of Pickering Lythe, 4 miles S. from
Scarborough; inhabitants, 143.
Leckby, N. R. (5) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Cundall, wapen-
take of Hallikeld, 5 miles N. E. from
Leckonfield, E. R. (6) a parish
and township in the division of Huns-
ley Beacon, 3 miles N. from Beverley;
inhabitants, 302; a vicarage, value 8/.;
patron, the Earl of Egremont. Here
was a mansion of the ancient earls of
Northumberland, which was taken
down in the reign of James I.; it is
celebrated as being the scene of the
curious mode of living in the 15th cen-
tury, as detailed in the Household Book
of the Percy family, published about
half a century ago.
Ledsham, W. R. (5) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Barkston
Ash, 5 miles S. from Abberford; inha-
bitants, 212 ; a vicarage, value 7l. As.
2d.; patron, G. W. Wheeler, Esq. In
the church is a noble monument to the
memory of Lady Elizabeth Hastings,
who died in 1739, aged 58; her figure,
which is a portrait, is in a reclining
posture, occupied with a book of devo-
tion ; her two half sisters, Lady Anne
and Lady Frances Hastings, are placed
on pedestals at her side. The parish
contains the townships of Fairburn and
Ledstone. Entire population, 881.
Ledston, W. R. (5) a township in
the parish of Ledsham, wapentake of
Barkston Ash, 6 miles S. from Abber-
ford ; inhabitants, 243. A part of the
township is in the adjoining parish of
Kippax; here is an hospital erected by
Sir John Lewis, for ten poor people.
Ledston Hall, the seat of Christopher
Wilson, Esq., was formerly the pro-
perty of Lady Elizabeth Hastings,