|Name||Clifton on Yore|
|Alt names||Clifton-on-Yore||source: spelling variant|
|Clifton-upon-Ure||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Clifton upon Ure||source: A Vision of Britain through Time, GENUKI|
|Located in||North Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||North Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Bedale Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1974|
|Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, England||municipal district of which it has been a part since 1974|
|Hang East Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was located|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Clifton-on-Yore is a civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. The population of the parish was estimated at 40 in 2010.
The spelling, Clifton-on-Yore, reflects the Yorkshire dialect in the spelling of the River Ure on which the hamlet is situated. Hyphens are often omitted in placenames of this type.
Clifton-on-Yore is the location of Clifton Castle, a 19th-century country house on the site of a 14th-century castle, for which there is more information in Wikipedia.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Clifton-on-Yore was part of Bedale Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton Watlass in the wapentake of Hang East.
- GENUKI on Clifton-on-Yore. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
- A Vision of Britain through Time on Clifton upon Ure.
- The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton Watlass provides a list of useful resources for the local area.