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Keld, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Keld, a village in Muker township, Grinton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on Birkdale Beck, among the moors, 3 miles NW of Muker, and 10 from Hawes station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Richmond; money order office, Gunnerside; telegraph office, Hawes. There are Congregational and Wesleyan chapels, and a literary institute with library and reading-rooms.

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.


Online maps of Keld 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:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL11
Post TownRichmond