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Husthwaite, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

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.

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 unionEasingwould 

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO61
Post TownYork