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Healey, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Healey, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Kirkby Malzeard and Masham parishes, N.R. Yorkshire. The township stands 2 miles W by S of Masham station on the N.E.R., and has a post office under Bedale; money order and telegraph office, Masham. The township bears the name of Healey-with-Sutton. Acreage, 5067; population of the township, 254; of the ecclesiastical parish, 682. The parish was constituted in 1849. The manor belongs to Lord Masham, who is chief landowner. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon; gross value, £235 with residence. The church was built in 1848, and is a cruciform edifice, with tower and spire.

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 
Civil parishMasham 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Healey from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHG4
Post TownRipon