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West Scrafton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Scrafton, West, a township in Coverham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4¼ miles SW of Middleham, and 7 from Leyburn station on the N.E.R. Post town, Middleham; money order and telegraph office, Carlton. Acreage, 1616; population, 106.

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

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 Scrafton 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 districtDL8