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Osbaldwick, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Osbaldwick, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 2¼ miles E of York railway station. Acreage, 730; population, 181. The parish contains also the township of Murton. Post town and money order and telegraph office, York. Population, 379. The manor belongs to the Richardson family. There is a private lunatic asylum. The living is a vicarage, with Murton annexed, in the diocese of York; gross value, £227. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is a very old building in the Norman style, consisting of a nave and western turret, and was restored in 1878. There is a 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 
Ecclesiastical parishOsbaldwick St. Thomas 
Poor Law unionYork 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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