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Oldstead, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Oldstead, a village and a township in Kilburn parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 8 miles N of Easingwold, and 2 from Cox-wold station on the N.E.R. Post town, Oswald Kirk; money order and telegraph office, Coxwold. Acreage, 1380; population, 93. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and an observatory built on an eminence in 1838, in commemoration of Her Majesty's coronation.

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 parishKilburn 

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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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire