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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:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1557-18781754-18091572-19161558-1879

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 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:

DistrictRyedale
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO62
Post TownYork