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Kepwick, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kepwick, a village and a township in Over Silton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 7 miles from Thirsk station on the N.E.R. Post town, Northallerton; .money order and telegraph office, Osmotherley. The township comprises 2742 acres; population, 188. Limestone is worked and freestone is quarried.

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 
Civil parishOver Silton 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kepwick from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kepwick 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 districtYO7
Post TownThirsk