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Langthorne, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Langthorne, a township in Crakehall parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles NW of Bedale, and 1½ mile from Crakehall railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bedale. Acreage, 833; population, 104. The Duke of Leeds is lord of the manor. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Crakehall, in the diocese of Ripon; joint net value, £295 -with residence. The church was erected in 1877, and the site was given by the Duke of Leeds. Bricks and tiles are made. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 
Civil parishBedale 
Poor Law unionBedale 

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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