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Thornton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thornton, a hamlet in Stainton township, N.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles NNW of Stokesley.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishCoxwold 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeBirdforth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thornton from the following:


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 Thornton 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:

CountyMiddlesbrough
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtTS8
Post TownMiddlesbrough