Descriptive gazetteer entries

We have no further entries in our collection of 19th century descriptive gazetteers about South Kilvington, but we do have this information about localities within the associated parish or parishes. You may be able to find further references to South Kilvington in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Thornbrough township Bartholomew
THORNBROUGH a township Imperial
Upsall township Bartholomew
UPSALL a township Imperial

Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described South Kilvington like this:

KILVINGTON (SOUTH), a township and a parish in Thirsk district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the rivulets Cod beck and Whitelass beck, 2 miles N of Thirsk r. station. Acres, 1, 051. Real property, £2, 138. Pop., 233. Houses, 58. The parish contains also the townships of Upsall and Thornbrough; and its post town is Thirsk. Acres, 2, 871. Real property, £4, 288. Pop., 360. Houses, 77. The property is subdivided. Kilvington House is a chief residence. A castle of the Scrope family was at Upsall. ...

The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £511.* Patron, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. The church is ancient but good; has a wooden tower; and contains a font of the time of Edward IV., engraved with the arms of the Scrope family. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to South Kilvington by doing a full-text search here.

Travel writing

Sorry, but no mentions of this place can be found.

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Thornborough 0 2
Upsall 0 2
North Kilvington 0 2
Hambleton 0 2
Knayton 0 2
Kirby Knowle 0 2
Thornton le Street 0 2
Thirsk 8 2
Felixkirk 0 2
Thirlby 0 2
Bagby 0 2
Sutton under Whitstone Cliffe 0 3
Sowerby 1 2
Balk 0 2
Borrowby 0 2
Cowesby 0 3
Boltby 0 2
Leake 0 2
Gueldable 0 2
Newsham 0 2