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Amotherby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Amotherby, a township and a village in Appleton-le-Street parish, N.R. Yorkshire, with a station on the Thirsk and Malton section of the N.E.R., near the river Rye, under the Cleveland moors, 4 miles WNW of Malton. Acreage, 1831; population, 270. It has a post office under Malton. The parish church is at All Saints, Appleton. There is a chapel of ease at St Helens, Amotherby. The Thellusson-Thellusson family, of Brodsworth Hal], are lords of the manor. The township comprises the hamlets of Newsham, Sleights, Swinton and Broughton.

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 parishAppleton le Street 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Church Records

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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 districtYO17
Post TownMalton