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Over Silton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Over Silton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1697-18771754-18121697-18371678-1812

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Over Silton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO7
Post TownThirsk