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Kilburn, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kilburn, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands in a narrow valley under the Hambleton Hills, 2 miles N of Coxwold railway station and 6 ESE of Thirsk, and has a post office under Easingwold; money order and telegraph office, Coxwold. The township comprises 2808 acres; population, 331. The ecclesiastical parish contains also the townships of Oldstead, Wass, and Thorpe-le-Willows. Population, 548. The manor belongs to the Archbishop of York. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is. Norman, and has a tower; it has been carefully restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

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


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kilburn 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 districtYO61
Post TownYork