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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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeBirdforth 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1675-18541764-17861678-19301677-1891

Civil Registration

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:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Husthwaite 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:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO61
Post TownYork