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Shipton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Shipton, a township, with a village, in Overton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, having a station on the N.E.R., 6 miles NW by N of York. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under York. Acreage, 2009; population, 442. The manor belongs to the Dawnay family. The living is annexed to Overton. The church is in the Gothic style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and tower with spire. 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 parishOverton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO30
Post TownYork