Monday, 1 October 2012

Middleton-upon-Leven and East Rounton in 1823

The hamlets of Middleton-upon-Leven and East Rounton, both then in the parish of Rudby-in-Cleveland, as described in Baines' Directory 1823:-

MIDDLETON-UPON-LEVEN, in the parish of Rudby, wap. and liberty of Langbargh; 4 ½ miles SE. of Yarm.  The Chapel of Ease, dedicated to St Cuthbert, is a small modern structure; patron, the Hon. Lady Amherst, and the Rev. Richard Shepherd, vicar of Rudby, officiates as curate.  Pop 111.

Farmers                        Rountree Robert
Colbeck  Henry            Rountree Wm
Foster  Thomas            Sligh  Wm
Righton  Wm                Tweddle  Thomas

Fawell Watson, vict. Chequers
Sayer Wm. bleacher & cornmiller

ROUNCTON EAST, in the parish of Rudby, wap. and liberty of Langbargh; 7 miles NNE. of Northallerton.  Pop 135.

Wailes  John, Esq. Grange

Ingledew  Matthew, yeoman
Kilvington  John, yeoman
Smith  William, yeoman

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