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Helmsley Gate or Gate Helmsley, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Helmsley-Gate or Gate Helmsley, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, near the river Derwent, 6 miles ENE of York, and half a mile from Holtby station on the N.E.R. There is a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage, 407; population, 194. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value,, £88. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is very good, and was thoroughly restored in 1885. There is a Wesleyan chapel, rebuilt in 1864.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: