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Kirkby Misperton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kirkby Misperton, a village, a township, and a parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 4 miles SSW of Pickering, with a post office under Pickering. Acreage, 1791; population, 223. The parish contains also the townships of Barughs Ambo, Eyton, Little Habton, and Great Habton. Acreage, 8599; population, 804. There are four churches, one in each township. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £452 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Feversham. The church is ancient, and has an aisle, chancel, and tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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-Misperton St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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