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Balk, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Balk, a township in Kirkby-Knowle parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles SE of Thirsk, situated on the Thirkleby Beck. Acreage, 946; population, 58.

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 parishKirby Knole 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Balk from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: