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Nether Silton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Silton, Nether, a township-chapelry in Leake parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 6½ miles E of Northallerton railway station. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Osmotherley. Acreage, 1538; population, 156. The living is annexed to Leake. The church is a plain building, restored in 1878, consisting of chancel, nave, and bell-turret. There is a Wesleyan chapel

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO7
Post TownThirsk