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Brandsby or Bransby with Stearsby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Brandsby or Bransby-with-Stearsby, a parish in N.R. Yorkshire, 4¼ miles from Gilling railway station, and 5 ENE of Easingwold. It has a post office, of the name of Brandsby, under Easingwold, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Stillington. Acreage, 3077; population, 296. Brandsby Hall is a seat in the neighbourhood. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £446 with residence. The church is good; there is also a Roman Catholic 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 
Ecclesiastical parishBrandsby All Saints 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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