Amotherby, North Riding of Yorkshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Appleton le Street|
|Poor Law union||Malton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Amotherby:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Amotherby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Amotherby)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Amotherby are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: