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Cundall, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Cundall, a township and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township bears the name of Cundall-with-Leckby, and lies on the rivr Swale, 2 miles NNW of Brafferton railway station, and 4½ NNE of Boroughbridge. Acreage of township, 2049; population, 158. The parish contains also the townships of Norton-le-Clay and Fawdington, and its post town is York; money order and telegraph office, Helperby. Population, 269. The living is a vicarage, united with the perpetual curacy of Norton-le-Clay, in the diocese of Ripon; joint net value, £98 with residence. The church at Gundall was erected in 1852 on the site of the former one; there are also a chapel of ease and a small Wesleyan chapel at Norton-le-Clay.

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 parishCundall St. Mary and All Saints 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cundall from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Cundall are available from a number of sites:

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 districtYO61
Post TownYork