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Kirby in Cleveland, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kirby-in-Cleveland, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies under Wain-stone Hill, near the North Yorkshire and Cleveland railway, 2 miles SSE of Stokesley. Post town, Northallerton.. Area of township, 1708 acres; population, 237. The parish-contains also the township of Broughton, and comprises 4799 acres; population, 741. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; tithe rent charge commuted at £339. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was rebuilt in 1815 on the site of a small ancient cruciform structure, and has a tower. There is an elementary school erected in 1873 on. The site of a grammar school founded in 1708.

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 parishKirkby-in-Cleveland St. Augustine 
Poor Law unionStokesley 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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