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Swinton with Watermarske, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Swinton-with-Watermarske, a township in Masham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Burn, 1 mile SW from Masham station on the N.E.R., and 7 miles SSW of Bedale. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Masham (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1856; population, 186. Swinton Park is the seat of Lord Masham, who is lord 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 parishMasham 
Poor Law unionBedale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Swinton with Watermarske 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

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