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Carthorpe, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Carthorpe, a village and a township in Burneston parish, N.R. Yorkshire, near the river Swale, 4½ miles SE of Bedale, and 2½ from Sinderby station on the N.E.R., with a post office under Bedale; Kirklington is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 2112; population, 810. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishBurneston 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Carthorpe from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL8