Thornton le Street  North Riding


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

THORNTON-LE-STREET, a parish, with two townships, in Thirsk district, N. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles N by W of Thirsk r. station. Post town, Thirsk. Acres. 2,750. Real property, £3,125. Pop., 241. Houses, 44. The manor belongs to the Meynells. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, not reported. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. Sir R. Lester, the physician, was a native.

Thornton le Street through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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