Husthwaite, North Riding of Yorkshire
Husthwaite, a village, a township, and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on a rising ground, near the Thirsk and Malton railway, 4 miles N by W of Easingwold, and has a station of the name of Husthwaite Gate on the railway, and a post office under Easingwold; money order office, Coxwold; telegraph office, Coxwold (R.S.) The township comprises 2010 acres; population, 378. The parish contains also the township of Carlton Husthwaite. Beacon Banks, standing on a lofty hill and commanding extensive views, is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Carlton and Birdforth, in the diocese of York; joint net value, £280. Patron, the Archbishop of York. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 547. The church is ancient, and contains some good specimens of Norman work, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and a reading-room and library, founded in 1880.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Husthwaite from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Husthwaite)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Husthwaite are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: