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Thixendale, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thixendale, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 9 miles SSE of New Malton, and 2½ from Burdale station on the N.E.R. Post town, York; money order and telegraph office, Malton. Acreage of the township, 3812; population, 234; of the ecclesiastical parish, 273. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £200 with residence. The church, built in 1870, is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, S aisle, and central turret. 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 parishWharram Percy 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thixendale from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Thixendale are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO17
Post TownMalton