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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:


Land and Property

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


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:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton