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The Rye, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rye, The, a river of N.R. Yorkshire, rising on Wainstone Fell, among the Cleveland hills, and running about 35 miles south-eastward past Helmsley, Nunnington, and Butterwick, to the Derwent, 3½ miles NNE of New Malton. Its chief tributaries are the Riccal, the Dove, and the Severn.

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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