Ancestry.com. The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury in the West-Riding of the county of York [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data: Greenwood, John Beswicke.. The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury in the West-Riding of the county of York : including a sketch of the introduction of Christianity into Northumbria : to which are added, with notes, Dr. Whitaker's account of Dewsbury from his "Loidis and Elmete," and his dissertation on the origin and progress of domestic architecture from his "History of Whalley," and an account of the Savile family of Lupset, Thornhill, and Howley. London: J.R. Smith, 1859.