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Burtersett, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Burtersett, a hamlet in Hawes parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1 mile E of Hawes, which is the railway station. Hawes is also the post town, and the money order and telegraph office (R.S.O.) There are Wesleyan and Congregational chapels, and stone quarries.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL8