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Warthill, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Warthill, two townships and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, with a station on the N.E.R., 5¼ miles NE by E of York. Post town, York; money order and telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. The townships are Warthill Copyhold and Warthill Freehold. Acreage, 623 and 381; population, 138 and 33. The manor belongs to the Agar family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is a small building in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and tower with spire. There is 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 
Ecclesiastical parishWarthill St. Mary 

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO19
Post TownYork