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Gillamoor, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Gillamoor, a village and a township in Kirby Moorside parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 6 miles NE of Helmsley, and 2½ NNW from Kirby Moorside railway station. Post town, Kirby Moorside, under York. Acreage, 1624; population of the civil parish, 191; of the ecclesiastical, with Kirby Moorside, 2005. The surface is diversified, and both includes and commands fine views. The Earl of Feversham is lord of the manor. The chapel of ease is served by the Vicar of Kirby Moor&ide, in the diocese of York; joint net yearly value, £326 with residence. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishKirkby Moorside 
Poor Law unionHelmsley 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Gillamoor from the following:

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 districtYO62
Post TownYork