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Thimbleby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thimbleby, a township in Osmotherley parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 6 miles ENE of Northallerton station on the N.E.R. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Osmotherley. Acreage of township, 2053; population, 112.

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.


Online maps of Thimbleby are available from a number of sites:

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 districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton