Place:Healaugh (near Reeth), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameHealaugh (near Reeth)
Alt namesHealaugh
TypeVillage
Coordinates54.387°N 1.974°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoReeth, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish in which Healaugh is situated
Reeth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Reeth was located 1894-1974
Richmondshire District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict in which it has been located since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: There are two places named Healaugh in Yorkshire. Along with Healaugh (near Reeth), there is also Healaugh (near Tadcaster) between Tadcaster and the City of York in the former West Riding.
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Healaugh is a small village and civil parish in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales. It is in the Richmondshire District of North Yorkshire, England and lies about 1 mile west of Reeth. It is part of the civil parish of Reeth, formerly known as the parish of Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh, and is about 1 mile west of the main settlement. The name Healaugh is derived from a Saxon word ("Heah") meaning a high-level forest clearing.

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Healaugh is now in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Healaugh was part of Reeth Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Grinton in the Hang West Wapentake.

Research Tips

  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Reeth provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on the parish of Reeth.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the North Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
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