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Exelby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Exelby, Leeming, and Newton, a joint township and ecclesiastical parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles SW of Bedale. The township also comprises the village of Londonderry. The nearest railway station is Looming Lane. Po&t town, Bedale; money order and telegraph office, Leeming Bar. Acreage, 2439; population, 655. The ecclesiastical parish, under the name of Leeming, was constituted in 1880. The church is in the village of Leeming. There is a Wesleyan chapel in the village of Exelby.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL8