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Stockton on the Forest, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Stockton-on-the-Forest, a parish, with a village, N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles NE of York, and half a mile from Warthill station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under York; money order office, York; telegraph office, Sand Hutton. Acreage, 3268; population, 407. There is a parish council consisting of five members and a chairman. The manor belongs to the Agar family. Stockton Hall and Hazel Bush are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £272 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was rebuilt in 1895-96. There is a Church of England school-institute and 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 

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Church Records

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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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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