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High Worsall, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Worsall, High, a township in the ecclesiastical parish of High Worsall with Low Worsall, Northallerton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Tees, 4 miles SW of Yarm station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Yarm. Acreage, 1594; population, 69. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living of High Worsall with Low Worsall is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £120. The old church having become unsafe, a new one was erected in 1894.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for High Worsall:

1729-1915 1724-19281720-1989

Land and Property

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


Online maps of High Worsall are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtTS15
Post TownYarm