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Appleton le Street, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Appleton-le-Street, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Roman road to Aldborough, near the river Rye, 1 mile W of Amotherby railway station. Acreage, 1633; population of the civil parish, 151; of the ecclesiastical, with Amotherby, 890. The parish contains also the townships of Swinton, Bronghton, Amotherby, and Hildenley, and the hamlet of Eastliorpe. Post town, Malton, which is the money order and telegraph office. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £309 with residence. The church has an Early Norman tower, and contains two recumbent effigies.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishAppleton-Le-Street All Saints 
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