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Rainton with Newby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rainton-with-Newby, a village and a township in Topcliffe parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles from Melmerby station on the N.E.R., and 6 NNW of Boroughbridge. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Thirsk. Acreage, 1576; population, 355. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Ripon. 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 
Civil parishTopcliffe 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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