Over Silton, North Riding of Yorkshire
Silton, Over, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 6¼ miles E by N of Northallerton railway station. Acreage, 1235; population, 42. The parish contains also Kepwick township. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Osmotherley. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 230. About one-third of the land is moor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £83. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is ancient, in the Early English and Norman styles, and consists of chancel, nave, and turret.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Over Silton:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Over Silton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: