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North Otterington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Otterington, North, a township and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Wiske, 1 mile from Otterington station on the N.E.R., and 3 miles S of Northallerton. Acreage, 819; population, 85. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners are lords of the manor. The parish contains also the townships of Thomton-le-Beans and Thornton-le-Moor, and its post town is Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, South Otterington. Population, 580. The living is a vicarage, with St Michael and Thornton-le-Beans annexed, in the diocese of York; net value, £171 with residence. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The parish church is in the village of Thornton-le-Moor, and was erected in 1868 on the site of an ancient chapel; the former parish church (St Michael's) is now a chapel of ease.

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 Otterington:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
 1823-18851734-1929 

Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of North Otterington 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:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton