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Hutton Bushel, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hutton Bushel, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on a hill, near Forge Valley, about half a mile from Wykeham station on the N.E.E., and 6 miles SW of Scarborough, is an ancient place, and has a post office under York; money order office, West Ayton; telegraph office, Brompton. The township comprises 3764 acres; population, 405. The parish contains also the township of West Ayton, and comprises 6099 acres; population, 796. The manor belonged anciently to the Buscels, who followed William the Conqueror, and belongs now to Viscountess Downe. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £383 with residence. Patron, Earl Fitzwilliam. The church is ancient but good, has an embattled tower, and contains monuments of the Osbaldestons. There are a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishHutton-Buscel St. Matthew 
Poor Law unionScarborough 

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

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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