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Murton or Marton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Murton or Marton, a township in Osbaldwick parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles NE of York. Acreage, 844; population, 198. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Osbaldkirk. There is a small Wesleyan chapel. The chapel of ease is almost a ruin.

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 parishOsbaldwick 
Poor Law unionYork 

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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