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Middleton Tyas, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Middleton Tyas, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands 3 miles NNW of Scorton station on the N.E.R., and 5½ NE of Richmond, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Richmond. The township includes Kneeton, and comprises 3202 acres; population, 474. The parish contains also the township of Moulton. Population, 709. Middleton Lodge, Morris Grange, Gatheriey Ca&tle, Moulton Hall, West Hall, and East Hall, are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon; gross value, £5 70 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Ripon. The church is very ancient, has a chancel, nave, and aisles, and a tower with spire, and was restored in 1867. There is also 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 parishMiddleton-Tyas St. Michael 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL10
Post TownRichmond