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Kirk Leavington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kirk Leavington, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Leaven, adjacent to the N.E.R., 2 miles NNE of Pickton Junction station, and 2½ SSE of Yarm. Acreage, 2202; population, 210. The parish contains the townships of Castle Leavington, Picton, and Low Worsall. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Yarm. Acreage, 5638; population, 548. An old castle was at Castle Leavington. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; value, £298. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is very old, and was restored in 1883.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: