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Stainton (Downholme), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Stainton, a township in Downholme parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles from Leyburn station on the N.E.R., and 5¼ WSW of Richmond. Post town, Downholme; money order office, Richmond; telegraph office, Leyburn. Acreage, 1876; population, 45. The Scrope family are lords of the manor.

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 parishDownholme 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stainton (Downholme) 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: