Place:Oswaldkirk, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2°N 1.05°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHelmsley 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
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Oswaldkirk is a small village and civil parish near Helmsley in the district of Ryedale in North Yorkshire, England. It is named after the village church of St Oswald, King and Martyr, the Anglo-Saxon King of Northumbria who was slain by the pagan, Penda in 642. There is also a Catholic church, dedicated to St Aidan.

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

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