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East Harlsey, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Harlsey, East, a village and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands 2 miles SE of Welbury station on the N.E.R., and 7 NE by N of Northallerton, and has a post office under Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Welbury. The parish includes Mount Grace, and comprises 3057 acres; population, 315. Freestone and ironstone exist, but are not worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £59 with residence. The church is ancient but good, has a bell tower, and was thoroughly restored in 1885. Ruins of a Carthusian priory, founded in 1396 by the Duke of Surrey, are at Mount Grace, and remains of a Lady Chapel are on a neighbouring eminence.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for East Harlsey:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1813-1868 1837-19301813-1919

Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of East Harlsey 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:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton