Place:Camblesforth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameCamblesforth
Alt namesCamelesfordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
Camelesfordesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
Canbesfordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
Gamesfordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.718°N 1.016°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSelby Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Selby District, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Camblesforth is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,526. The village is south of Selby and west of Goole.

It has a Methodist Chapel (1894) which is used for Parish Council and other meetings, and two public houses, the Comus Inn and the Black Dog.

History

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Camblesforth is listed in the Domesday Book. Merleswein the Sheriff was Lord of the Manor of Camblesforth in 1066. Ralph Paynell became Lord of the Manor in 1086 [2] after Camblesforth suffered the Harrowing of the North by William the Conqueror to subjugate Northern England.

In 1224, the Lordship passed through the Paynell family to the de Brus family. Subsequently, Sibil de Beaulieu (d.1301) daughter of Laderina de Brus, Lady of Camblesforth and granddaughter of Peter de Brus, Lord of Skelton married Sir Miles Stapleton (d.1314).[3] The Lordship stayed in the Stapleton family until Henry Edwarde Paine acquired the Lordship from Henry Stapleton, 9th Lord Beaumont in 1893. The Lordship was in the hands of his Mr. Paine's trustees from his death in 1917 to 1956. The present Lord of the Manor's family acquired the Lordship from the Trustees in 1956.[4]

Camblesforth Hall, the seat of Sir Charles Blois, Bart., is the oldest standing structure in Camblesforth. The Grade I hall was built c. 1690-1700.[5]

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