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Great Edstone, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Edstone, Great, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Dove, 2½ miles SSE of Kirby-Moorslde station on the Gilling and Pickering branch of the N.E.R., and 7 W by S of Pickering. Acreage, 1286; population, 104. The parish contains also the township of North Holme, and its post town is Kirby-Moorside (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1832; population, 128. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £193 with residence. The church is good, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 Great Edstone:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Great Edstone 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 districtYO62
Post TownYork