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Oulston, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Oulston, a township in Coxwold parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles ENE of Easingwold, and 2 from Coxwold station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Coxwold. Acreage, 1502 of land and 11 of water; population, 168. The manor belongs to the Wombwell family. There are a very deep draw-well on the green and a Wesleyan chapel. The Roman Catholic chapel, erected in 1795, has been converted into a cottage.

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 parishCoxwold 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 

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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
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO61
Post TownYork