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The Leaven or Leven, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Leaven or Leven, The, a river of N.R. Yorkshire. It rises near Commondale Moor, and runs windingly westward and northward, about 20 miles, past Ayton, Stokesley, and Kirk Leavington, to the Tees below the Yarm.

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: