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Yafforth, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Yafforth, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Danby Wiske parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile W of Northallerton station on the N.E.R. Post town, Northallerton; money order and telegraph office, Northallerton. Acreage, 1327; population, 151. The chapelry belongs to the rectory of Danby Wiske. The church was rebuilt in 1870, is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and western tower. There is a Free Methodist chapel.

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 parishDanby Wisk 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-East 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1673-19141763-18211671-19291633-1989

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yafforth 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 Yafforth 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 districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton