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Burrill cum Cowling, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Burrill-cum-Cowling, a township in Bedale parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile SW of Bedale. It has a post office, of the name of Burrill, under Bedale, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1071; population, 123. It forms with Bedale an ecclesiastical parish. There is 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 parishBedale 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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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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