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Thirkleby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thirkleby, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles SE of Thirsk, and 2¼ from Sessay station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Thirsk. Acreage, 2690; population, 254. Thirkleby Park is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £180 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was rebuilt in 1849 in the Gothic style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and tower with spire.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishThirkleby All Saints 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

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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