Staincliffe and Ewcross
Staincliffe and Ewcross is a combined wapentake in the very north-west of the West Riding of Yorkshire, adjacent to the borders with Lancashire and Westmorland. Considered as a single wapentake, It had a population of 144,877 in 2011. Staincliffe and Ewcross can be found combined, as in the first census returns, but are often considered wapentakes in their own right, as on First Edition Ordnance Survey maps. Taken separately, Staincliffe is the most populous of the two, with a population of 133,447 in 2011, with Ewcross having 11,430 inhabitants.
Ewcross is the northern of the two parts, and includes the ancient parishes of:
*: In Lancashire.
Staincliffe includes the ancient parishes of:
- Addingham (except Beamsley in Addingham)*
- Kirkby Malhamdale
- Long Preston
- Mitton (except Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley)†
- Skipton (except Beamsley in Skipton and Hazlewood with Storiths)*
- Tosside (ex. par.)
- Whalley (part)‡
*: In Claro wapentake.
†: In Lancashire.
‡: Mostly in Lancashire.
Wapentakes of Yorkshire
East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill