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Little Smeaton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Smeaton, Little, a township in Birkby parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 6 miles N of Northallerton, and 3 from Cowton station on the N.E.R. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Great Smeaton. Acreage, 1001; population, 70. There are remains of a Roman camp.

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.

Civil parishBirkby 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Smeaton from the following:

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: