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Norton le Clay, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Norton-le-Clay, a village and a township in Cundall parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles N of Boroughbridge station on the N.E.R. Post town, York; money order office, Helyerby; telegraph office, Boroughbridge. Acreage of township, 1092; population, 91. The manor belongs to the Butler family, who, with the Crown, are the principal landowners. There is a chapel of ease which was restored in 1894 at a cost of upwards of £400, and also a small Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishCundall 

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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