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East Layton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Layton, East, a township and a chapelry, partly in Stanwick St John parish and partly in Melsonby parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 5¼ miles N of Richmond. Post town, Darlington; money order and telegraph office, Aldbrough. Acreage, 1061; population, 128. There is a handsome chapel of ease erected in 1894.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


Online maps of East Layton 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 districtDL11
Post TownRichmond