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Thornbrough (West Tanfield), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thornbrough, a village in West Tanfield parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles ESE of Masham, and 1½ mile from Tanfield station on the N.E.R. Post town and telegraph office, West Tanfield; money order office, Masham. There are three circular entrenchments and numerous tumuli near it, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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.


Maps

Online maps of Thornbrough (West Tanfield) 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:

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