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Barton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Barton, a township, a parish, and a village in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on a tributary of the river Tees, 4½ miles W of Croft railway station, and 5 SW of Darlington, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Darlington. The parish includes also the township of Newton-Morrel and part of the township of Stapleton. Acreage, 2449; population, 502. In this parish is a limestone quarry. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon; gross value, £150 with residence. Patrons, the Vicar of Stanwick and the Vicar of Gilling alternately. There is a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBarton St. Mary and St. Cuthbert 
Poor Law unionDarlington 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-East 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Barton:

 BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
Barton1841-1915 1837-1930 
St. Cuthbert1584-18711756-19301724-18711582-1892
St. Mary1619-1840 1753-18411621-1870

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Barton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL10
Post TownRichmond