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Fencotes, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fencotes, Great and Little, two hamlets in Kirby-Fleetham parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles NE of Bedale. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Kirby-Fleetham, and in Great Fencote there are a church, a West leyan chapel, and a post office under Bedale; money order office, Bedale; telegraph office, Kirby-Fleetham.

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: