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Hilton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hilton, a village, a township, and a parish in the N. R Yorkshire, on the river Leven, near the boundary with Durham, 3¼ miles ESE of Yarm railway station. There is a post office under Yarm; money order and telegraph office, Yarm. Acreage, 1392; population, 112. The property belonged, in the time of Henry III., to the family of Hilton, and belongs now to the Whitley family, whose seat is Hilton Manor, a mansion erected in 1892. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £131 with residence. The church is small and ancient, and has a fine Norman arch.

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 unionStokesley 

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

Church Records

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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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