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Brompton upon Swale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Brompton-upon-Swale, a village and a township in Easby parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Swale, 3½ miles E of Richmond. The railway station is at Catterick Bridge (1½ mile) on a branch of the N.E.R. There is a post office under Richmond. Acreage of township, 1700; population, 435; of the ecclesiastical parish, with Easby, 875, 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 parishEasby 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brompton upon Swale 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

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