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Helperthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Helperthorpe, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles from Weaverthorpe station on the N.E.R., and 12 NNW of Great Driffield. Post town and money order office, Weaverthorpe, under York; telegraph office, Sherburn. Acreage, 2593; population, 189. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £200 with residence. The church was built in 1875, and a N aisle was added in 1893; it has a tower.

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 parishHelperthorpe St. Peter 
Poor Law unionDriffield 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East 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 districtYO17
Post TownMalton