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Keldholme, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Keldholme, a hamlet in Kirby Moorside township and parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 6½ miles WNW of Pickering, and a quarter of a mile from Kirby Moorside station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Kirby Moorside. A Cistercian nunnery was founded here in the tune of Henry II. by Robert de Stuteville, and went at the dissolution to the Earl of Westmorland.

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 Keldholme 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 districtYO62
Post TownYork