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Helperby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Helperby, a village and a township in Brafferton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Swale, Similes NE of Borough-bridge, and half a mile from Brafferton station on the N.E.R. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office under York. Acreage, 1894; population, 565.

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 parishBrafferton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Helperby 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 districtYO61
Post TownYork