Place:Great Edstone, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGreat Edstone
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2468°N 0.918°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKirkbymoorside Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Great Edstone is a small village located in the North York Moors, about 30 miles (48 km) north of York. It sits on an isolated hill close to the River Dove. GENUKI states it is 2 miles south-southeast of Kirkbymoorside.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Great Edstone was part of Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Rydale Wapentake.

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