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Aske, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Aske, a township in Easby parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles N of Richmond, which is the post town and money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1764; population, 145. Aske Hall, situated in a beautiful park, is the seat of the Marquis of Zetland, who is lord of the manor and sole landowner, belonged formerly to the Darcys, and commands a fine prospect up and down the Swale.

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 parishEasby 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Aske from the following:

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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL10
Post TownRichmond