Cowesby, North Riding of Yorkshire
Cowsby, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles E of Otterington railway station, and 6½ NNE of Thirsk. Post town, Northallerton; money order office, Thirsk; telegraph office, Osmotherley. Acreage, 1165; population, 95. Cowsby Hall is the seat of the Lloyd family, who are lords of the manor and principal landowners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £120 with residence. There is an almshouse for four old people.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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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 Cowesby:
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Cowesby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Cowsby)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: