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Thornton le Beans, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thornton-le-Beans, a village and a township in North Otterington parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles SE of Northallerton, and 2½ from Otterington station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Northallerton. Acreage, 1691; population, 203. There are a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan chapel.

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 
Civil parishNorth Otterington 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 

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

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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