Bossall, North Riding of Yorkshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bossall St. Botolph|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Bossall:
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Bossall (St. Botolph))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Bossall are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: