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Bossall, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bossall, a township, a small village, and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, 3 miles S of Barton-Hill station on the N.E.R., and 10 NE of York, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Area of the township, including Butter-Crambe, 2691 acres, of which 50 are water; population, 169. The parish of Bossall extends beyond the York and Scarborough railway, and includes the townships of Harton, Bossall, and Butter-Crambe. Area, 4694 acres; population of the civil and ecclesiastical parishes, 292. The living is a vicarage, united with the perpetual curacy of Butter-Crambe, in the diocese of York; net value, £496 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham. The church is a handsome cruciform edifice, with a central tower. Bossall Hall, a handsome old building, is the seat of the lord of the manor.

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 parishBossall St. Botolph 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeBirdforth 

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 Bossall:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1609-19141777-19001613-19291613-1911

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 Bossall 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 Bossall 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:

DistrictRyedale
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO60
Post TownYork