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Norton Conyers, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Norton Conyers, a township in Wath parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Ouse, 1 mile from Melmerby station on the N.E.R., and 4 miles N by E of Ripon. Post town, Ripon; money order and telegraph office, Melmerby. Acreage, 1041, of which 30 are water; population, 104. Sir R. H. Graham, Bart., is lord of the manor and sole landowner. His seat dates from the Tudor period, and stands in a well-wooded and extensive park.

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 parishWath 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHG4
Post TownRipon