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Crathorne, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Crathorne, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the Leven, an affluent of the river Tees, 2 miles ENE of Picton Junction railway station, and 3¼SSE of Yarm-on-Tees, with a post office under Yarm-on-Tees; money order and telegraph office,Hutton Eudby, 2 miles distant. Acreage, 2568; population, 216. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; value, £821 with residence. The church has an effigy of one of the Crathornes, and is an ancient building, dating from the early part of the 14th century; it was restored in 1888 at a cost of over £2500 by Mr J, L. Dugdale, the lord of the manor. There is a .Roman Catholic chapel.

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 parishCrathorne All Saints 
Poor Law unionStokesley 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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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 districtTS15
Post TownYarm