Kirby Knowle, North Riding of Yorkshire
Kirby Knowle, a village, a township, and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies under the Hambleton Hills, 5 miles NE by N of Thirsk railway station. Acreage,. 1579; population, 99. The parish contains also the townships of Balk and Bagby. There is a post office at Bagby, under Thirsk; money order and telegraph office, Thirsk.. Acreage, 4101; population of the civil parish, 386; of the ecclesiastical, 419. The living is a rectory, with Bagby and Balk annexed, in the diocese of York; net value, £340 with residence. The church was erected in 1873, on the site of an old one, and is in the Early English style. There is a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan chapel at Bagby.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Kirby Knowle:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Kirby Knowle from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Kirby-Knowle)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Kirby Knowle are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: