Thornton Bridge, North Riding of Yorkshire
Thornton Bridge, a township in Brafferton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Swale, 1 mile from Brafferton station on the N.E.R., and 4 miles NE by N of Boroughbridge. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Helperby, under York. Acreage, 1091; population, 55.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Thornton Bridge from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Thornton-Bridge)
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: