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Hunton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hunton, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Patrick Brompton parish, N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands 2 miles N of Finghall Lane railway station, and 6 NW by W of Bedale, and has a post office under Bedale; money order and telegraph office, Newton-le-Willows. The township comprises 1910 acres; population, 322. The manor belongs to the Cowell family. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Patrick Brompton in the diocese of Ripon; net joint value, £230. Patron, the Bishop. The church, dedicated to St John, was rebuilt in 1794 and restored in 1892. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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.


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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 districtDL8