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Boltby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Boltby, a township in Feliskirk parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles NE of Thirsk, which is the railway station. It has a post office under Thirsk, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 4570; population, 250. There is a chapel of ease, and 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 
Civil parishFelix Kirk 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Boltby from the following:

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

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO7
Post TownThirsk