Upper Helmsley  North Riding


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

HELMSLEY (Upper), a parish in the district of York and N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Derwent, 1½ mile NE of Helmsley-Gate r. station, and 7½ NE by E of York. Post town, Stamford-Bridge, under York. Acres, 850. Real property, £529. Pop., 78. Houses, 11. The manor, with Helmsley Lodge, belongs to J. Field, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £116.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a brick edifice of 1795, with a tower.

Upper Helmsley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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