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Kildale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kildale, a village and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 6 miles E by N of Stokesley, with a station on the N.E.R, and a post and money order office under Grosmont; telegraph office, at the railway station. Acreage, 5192; population, 223. Much of the land is moor and mountain. An old castle of the Percys was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £136 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1868, in the room of a Saxon one, and has a tower.

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 parishKildale St. Cuthbert 
Poor Law unionStokesley 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kildale 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 Kildale 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 districtYO21
Post TownWhitby