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Allerthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Allerthorpe, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, lying near the Pocklington Canal and the Market-Weighton railway, 1½ mile SW of Pocklington station on the N.E.R. Acreage, 1580; population, 139. About 500 acres of the area is common land. The Duncombe family are lords of the manor and chief landowners. The parish includes also the township of Waplington. It has a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Pocklington; population, 59. The living is a chapelry annexed to the vicarage of Thornton, in the diocese of York; joint yearly value, £270, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. 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 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork