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East Rounton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rounton, East, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Rudby-in-Cleveland parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Wiske, 2 miles NE of Welbury railway station, and 6 S of Yarm. Post town, Northallerton; money order office, Swaiaby; telegraph office, Welbury. Acreage, 1622; population, 157. Rounton Grange is the seat of the Bell family, who are lords of the manor. The living is annexed to Rodby, in the diocese of York. The church consists of chancel, nave, and turret, and was restored in 1884.

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 Rounton:

1595-1914 1596-19301595-1981

Land and Property

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


Online maps of East Rounton 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 districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton