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Washton or Whashton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Washton or Whashton, a township in Kirkby Ravensworth parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles NW of Richmond station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Kirkby Ravensworth; telegraph office, Richmond. Acreage, 1738; population, 134.

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 parishKirkby Ravensworth 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Washton or Whashton from the following:

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: