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South Otterington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Otterington, South, a village and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Wiske, a quarter of a mile W of Otterington railway station, and 4½ S by E of Northallerton, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Northallerton. The parish comprises 1450 acres; population, 335. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £266 with residence. The church is good and has a tower.

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

Civil Registration

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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

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton