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Carlton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Carlton, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, on an affluent of the river Tees, 1 mile from Sex-how station on the N.E.R., and 3 miles SW of Stokesley, with a post office under Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Stokesley. Acreage, 1358; population, 231. There formerly were extensive alum-works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; value, £63 with residence. The church, restored in 1878, was destroyed by fire in 1881. There are a Wesleyan chapel and small charities.

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.

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 districtTS9
Post TownMiddlesbrough