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Haxby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Haxby, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Foss, 4½ miles NNE of York, with a station on the N.E.E. There is a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, Strensall. Acreage, 2206; population, 619. There are two manors-East-End and West-End. Bricks and tiles are made. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £800 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionYork 

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Church Records

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1865-1914  1894-1969

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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