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North Cowton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Cowton, North, a township in Gilling parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, with a station called Moulton, on the Richmond branch of the N.E R. Acreage, 1396; population½ 256. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for North Cowton:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of North Cowton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton