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Lunedale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Lunedale, a township in Laithkirk ecclesiastical parish, Bomaldkirk parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Lune, 11 miles NW by W of Barnard Castle, and 4 from Mickleton station on the N.E.R. It contains the hamlets of Bowbank, Grassholrne, Laith, Thringarth, and Wemmergill. Post town, Darlington; money order and telegraph office, Middleton-in-Teesdale. Acreage, 22,705 of. land and 65 of water; population, 357. The Earl of Strathmore is lord of the manor. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and divine service is also held in the schoolroom.

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 parishRomald Kirk 
Poor Law unionTeesdale 

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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