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Yearsley, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Yearsley, a township-chapelry in Coxwold parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles SW of Gilling, and 2 from Ample-forth station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Ampleforth; telegraph office, Coxwold station. Acreage, 2792; population, 167. The living is annexed to Coxwold. There are a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishCoxwold 
Poor Law unionEasingwould 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO61
Post TownYork