Knayton  North Riding


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

KNAYTON, a township and a sub-district, in Thirsk district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies 4 miles NNE of Thirsk; is in Leake parish; and bears the name of Knayton-with-Brawith. Acres, 1, 390. Real property, £2, 939. Pop., 368. Houses, 85. There is a Wesleyan chapel.—The sub-district contains two entire parishes and seven townships of other parishes. Acres, 17, 477. Pop., 1, 758. Houses, 378.

Knayton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th April 2019

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