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Langbaurgh West
... Langbaurgh West was a Wapentake, a division of the ancient county of Yorkshire ... the most North-Westerly point, The West Wapentake's approximate boundary started from Yarm across to Eston (and the modern Grangetown area), following south the boundary of Lanbaurgh East, then South-west past ... The West Wapentake covered roughly the area of modern day Middlesbrough, South Stockton and the northern most parts of Hambleton ...
Claro (wapentake)
... Claro was a wapentake of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England ... At the time of the Domesday Book the wapentake was known as Burghshire, named from Aldborough ...
Corringham (wapentake)
... The wapentake of Corringham stretched for 13 miles along the east bank of the River Trent, varying in width between 5 to 8 miles, and bounded by Manley wapentake, the Isle of ... The wapentake straddles a gentle rise in the land, from the marshes or cars along the banks of the river, undulating up to the western ridge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, also known as Cliff Range ... The entire wapentake was wholly in the Deanery of Corringham, the Archdeanconry of Stow, and Parts of Lindsey, and includes the port town of Gainsborough, and the country market town of Kirton in ...
List Of Hundreds Of England And Wales - Yorkshire - West Riding of Yorkshire
... From GENUKI Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg and Morley divisions) Barkston Ash Wapentake Claro Wapentake (Upper and Lower divisions) Ewcross Osgoldcross Wapentake Skyrack (Upper and Lower divisions ...
Bingham (wapentake)
... Bingham was a wapentake (equivalent to a hundred) of the historic county of Nottinghamshire, England ... Contained within the boundaries of the wapentake are the eastern parts of the current Rushcliffe Borough ... The original meeting place of the wapentake was on the Toot Hill ridge, west of Bingham ...