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Appleton Wiske, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Appleton-Wiske or Appleton-upon-Wiske, a township and parochial chapelry in Great Smeaton parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire. The chapelry lies on the river Wiske, 3 miles NW of Welbury railway station, and 7½- NNE of Northallerton, under which it has a post office. Acreage, 1865; population, 294. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, with Great Smeaton, in the diocese of Ripon; joint net value, £419. The church is very ancient, and was thoroughly repaired in 1875. There are chapels for Congregationalists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, and a mechanics' institute.

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 
LibertyLangbaurgh 
Poor Law unionNorthallerton 
RidingNorth 

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 Appleton Wiske:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
 1823-19301805-1930 

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Appleton Wiske 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

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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 districtDL6
Post TownNorthallerton