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Wass, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Wass, formerly a township in Kilburn parish, N.R. Yorkshire, was amalgamated in 1887 with Byland Abbey. See BYLAND.

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 parishKilburn 
Poor Law unionHelmsley 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeBirdforth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wass 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

Online maps of Wass are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

DistrictRyedale
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO61
Post TownYork