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West Rounton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rounton, West, a village and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile NNW of Welbury railway station, and 8 miles from Northallerton. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Welbury. Acreage, 1456; population, 207. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £270 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, in the Norman style, and consists of chancel, nave, and turret; it was restored in 1860.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for West Rounton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1725-19311754-18101725-19291725-1978

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 West Rounton 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:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton