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Thornton Rust, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thornton Rust, a village and a township in Aysgarth parish, N. R, Yorkshire, 3 miles SE of Askrigg station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Aysgarth. Acreage, 1939; population, 121. There is a small Baptist chapel.

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 parishAysgarth 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeHang-West 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thornton Rust 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

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL8