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Middleton upon Leven, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Middleton-upon-Leven, a township-chapelry in Rudby-in-Cleveland parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Leven, 4½ miles ESE of Yarm, and 4 from Potto station on the N.E.R. Post town, Yarm; money older and telegraph office, Hutton. Acreage of township, 1144; population, 73. The manor belongs to Viscount Falkland. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Rudby, in the diocese of York. The church, dedicated to St Cuthbert, is a small building, with a bell-turret.

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 parishRudby in Cleveland 
Poor Law unionStokesley 

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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