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Sproxton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sproxton, a township in Helmsley parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1¼ mile S of Helmsley station on the N.E.R. Post town,and money order and telegraph office, Helmsley. Acreage, 2869; population, 141. Earl Feversham is lord of the manor. There is a chapel of ease, and the Wesleyans hold services in the schoolroom.

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

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 districtYO62
Post TownYork