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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

Administration

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 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-West 

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


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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL10
Post TownRichmond