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Upsall, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Upsall, a village and a township in South Kilvington parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 3¼ miles NNE of Thirsk station on the N.E.R., with a post office under Thirsk; money order and telegraph office, Borrowby. Acreage, 1292; population, 130. Upsall Castle, a modern mansion erected in 1876 on the site of the ancient castle (which for 200 years was the residence of the Lords Scrooper of Upsall and Mashaw), is the seat of the Turton family. There is a Wesleyan chapel, built in 1887.

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 parishSouth Kilvington 
Poor Law unionThirsk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Upsall from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO7
Post TownThirsk