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Redmire, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Redmire, a township, with a small village, in Wensley parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Ure, 4¼ miles W of Leyburn, with a station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Leyburn (R.S.O.); money order office, Leybum; telegraph office, Aysgarth. Acreage, 2318; population, 243. The manor belongs to Lord Bolton. Coal and lead are both mined, and there is a strong sulphurous spring. The living is united with the vicarage of Bolton, in the diocese of Ripon. The church, which is a chapel of ease, has a Norman doorway. There is an endowed school with £20 a year.

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 parishWensley 
Poor Law unionLeybourn 

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

Church Records

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

Bolton cum Redmire1677-18561754-18731685-19301684-1877
Redmire1684-1775 1684-1801 

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Redmire from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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