Spennithorne  North Riding


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

SPENNITHORNE, a township and a parish in Leyburn district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Ure, near the Leyburn railway, 2 miles SE by E of Leyburn; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Bedale. Acres, 1,280. Real property, £2,457. Pop., 198. Houses, 45. ...

The parish includes two other townships, and comprises 4,680 acres. Pop., 852. Houses, 191. The property is much subdivided. S. Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £425. Patron, M. Wyvill, Esq. The church is ancient. The p. curacy of Bellerby is a separate benefice. Hutchinson, the Hebraist, was a native.

Spennithorne through time

Spennithorne is now part of Richmondshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Richmondshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Spennithorne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Spennithorne, in Richmondshire and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2019

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