Great Edstone  North Riding


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

EDSTONE (Great), a township and a parish in Helmsley district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Dove, 2½ miles SSE of Kirkby-Moorside, and 6 W by S of Pickering r. station. . Acres, 1, 190. Real property, £2, 123. Pop., 135. Houses, 27. The parish contains also the township of North Holme; and its post town is Kirkby-Moorside, under York. ...

Acres, 1,800. Real property, £3, 032. Pop., 152. Houses, 29. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £188.* Patron, G. W. Dowker, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel. The parish shares in Lady Lumley's charities.

Great Edstone through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2019

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