Hawnby, North Riding of Yorkshire
Hawnby, a village, a township, and a parish in Helmsley union, N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Eye, 6 miles NW of Helmsley station on the N.E.R., and 10 NE ofThiisk. It has a post office under Helmsley (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Helmsley. Acreage of township, 2421; population, 207; of the ecclesiastical parish, 575. The parish contains also the townships of Snilesworth, Daletown, Bilsdale, West Side, and Arden-with-Ardeuside. Much of the land is moor and part of the Hambleton Hills. The Chalet, Hawnby Manor, erected in 1880, is the seat of the lord of the manor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £151 with residence. The church is an ancient building in the Early English style, and was restored and re-seated in 1874. There is a Wesleyan chapeL
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hawnby All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Helmsley|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Hawnby:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hawnby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hawnby (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Hawnby are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: