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Aldwark, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Aldwark, a township, a chapelry, and a pleasant village in Alne parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Ouse, 3 miles SW of Alne station on the N.E.R., and 12 NW of York. Acreage, 2314 of land and 23 of water; population, 215. Lord Walsingham is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The church is a pretty building in the Perpendicular style, erected about 1846 by Lady Frankland Russell, who endowed it with £30 per annum. The living is annexed to that of Alne. Aldwark has a post office under Easingwold; money order and telegraph office, Great Ouseburn.

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 parishAlne 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtYO61
Post TownYork