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Borrowby (Leake), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Borrowby, a township in Leake parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles N of Theirsk, the nearest railway station. It has a post office under Thirsk, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Thornton-le-Moor. Acreage, 1272; population, 392. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 
Civil parishLeake 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeAllertonshire 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Borrowby (Leake) 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: