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Burythorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Burythorpe, a village, a township, and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, near the river Derwent, 3½ miles E by S of Kirkham railway station, and 4 S of New Malton. The township includes the hamlet of Thornthorpe, and has a post office under York; money order office, Leavening; telegraph office, Kirkham Abbey. Acreage, 1250; population, 227. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £267 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church isa handsome edifice in the Early English style,and contains an ancient Norman font, which belonged to a previous church. There are also Wesleyan and United Free Methodist chapels.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBurythorp All Saints 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East 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 districtYO17
Post TownMalton