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Alne, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Alne, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on an affluent of the Ouse, and on the N.E.R., 13 miles NW by N of York; it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Easingwold. Acreage, 2262; population of the civil parish, 439; of the ecclesiastical, with Aldwark, 1449. The parish includes also the townships of Youlton, Aldwark, Tollerton, Flawith, and Tholthorpe. A chief residence is Alne Hall, the seat of the Swainston-Strangways family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York, and includes the curacy of Aldwark; value, £400. The church is Norman, and has a carved oaken pulpit and a Norman font. 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 
Ecclesiastical parishAlne St. Mary 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 

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

Church Records

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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