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Deighton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Deighton, a township and a chapelry in Northallerton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile SW of Welbury railway station, and 5 miles NNE of Northallerton. Post town and money order office, Northallerton; telegraph office, Great Smeaton. Acreage, 2036; population, 121. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York.

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 parishNorthallerton 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Deighton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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 districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton