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Rookwith, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rookwith, a township in Thornton Watlass parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles WSW of Bedale, and 3 from Jervaulx station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bedale. Acreage, 995; population, 39. Lord Masham is lord of the manor.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishThornton Watlass 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeHang-East 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rookwith from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtHG4
Post TownRipon