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placename:- Askrigg
county:- North Yorkshire
coordinates:- SD9491
10Km square:- SD99

1Km square SD9491

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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placename:- Aserig
county:- Yorkshire
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

source:- Brathwaite 1638

Poem, Drunken Barnaby's Four Journey to the North of England, by Richard Brathwaite, 1638, published 1716-62.
Page 103:-
Thence to Askrig, Market noted,
But no handsomeness about it;
Neither Magistrate nor Mayor
Ever were elected there:
Here poor People live by Knitting,
To their Trading, breeding fitting.

placename:- Askrig
date:- 1638
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

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