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Brompton Patrick East or Patrick Brompton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Brompton-Patrick East or Patrick Brompton, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Swale, near the Northallertou and Leyburn railway, 3½ miles NW by W of Bedale, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Newton-le-Willows. Acreage, 1238; population, 163. The parish contains also the township of Newton-le-Willows, and part of the townships of Hunton, Scotton, and Arrathorne. Population of the ecclesiastical parish of Patrick Brompton and Hunton, 856. The Duke of Leeds is lord of the manor and one of the principal landowners. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Hunton, in the diocese of Ripon; value, £229. Patron, the Bishop of Ripon. The Church of St Patrick, which is ancient, was thoroughly restored in 1864. The Aysgarth parish school is situated in the township of Newton-le-Willows.

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 parishBrompton-Patrick St. Patrick 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brompton Patrick East or Patrick Brompton from the following:

Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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