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Wharram le Street, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Wharram-le-Street, a village and a township in Wharram parish, E.R. Yorkshire, half a mile from Wharram station on the N.E.R., and 6 miles from Malton, with a post office at the railway station under York; money order office, Birdsall; telegraph office, Malton. Acreage of township, 2072 ½ population, 133; of the ecclesiastical parish, 296. Lord Middleton is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £263 with residence. Patron, Lord Middleton. The church is Norman, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle, and a tower, and was restored in 1863.

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 parishWharram-Le-Street St. Mary 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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 Wharram le Street 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 Wharram le Street 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