b'Wold, Little Wold, or Horse Wold, High and Lowfollowed such as Turnip growing, the Norfolk four-Greenwicks, Wetwang Raikes, Callis Wold, Coatnabb,course rotation which led to increased stocking Manna Green, or Main Green Rigg, Worsendale andrates for livestock with winter fodder now available Chawdaws or Jordhows. The Act mentions the Lordand research into animal selection and crop breeding of the Manor at that time who was Matthew Smithwhich all led to an increasing income for the Yeoman as impropriator [a layman who receives parish tithes],farmers. This income led to local industry expanding in and John Dealtry as Vicar who received income inthe village such as blacksmiths, public houses, shops, the form of Stipends which was a local tax for thecobblers which were commonly seen in the nineteenth upkeep of the Poor of the Parish. As enclosed landcentury and in turn the increasing population of the started to be sold off and the local Yeoman farmerscities were able to be fed by these new agricultural increased their prosperity, names of these farmerspractices. The increased prosperity can be seen in start to appear with those of landowners from outsidethe form of the houses in the village which prior to the the township. In the 1769 act it mentions Williameighteenth century would have been wattle & daub Flint, Roger Gee, Robert Dolman, Robert Dolman thehouses with thatched roofs which were now replaced younger and George Richardson the younger. Onceby brick built houses with tile roofs.enclosures were established, many of the improved agricultural practices became possible, which led to aReferences:large increase in productivity from the land. This hasDDSY/4/25 16061753 Verdicts in Bishop Wilton sometimes been called the Agricultural Revolution.Manor Court, Brynmor Jones Library, University Enclosures enabled migration out of the village andof Hullthe establishment of farms such as Bishop WiltonThe Open Fields of East Yorkshire by Alan Harris, Grange and Wilton Lodge when the rest of the landEast Yorkshire Local History Society, 1959was enclosed. Now that people owned their own land, with the fields clearly divided by hedges, it wasThe Agricultural Revolution in the East Riding of in their own interest to improve their productivityYorkshire by Olga Wilkinson, East Yorkshire Local as this increased their income. So improvementsHistory Society, 1956Bishop Wilton Open Field System Prior To 1772Mike PrattBULLETIN 3 31'