Place:Snilesworth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSnilesworth
TypeHamlet
Coordinates54.3519°N 1.2311°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


John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-1872) described Snilesworth like this:

"SNILESBY, or Snilesworth, a township in Hawnby parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; 6½ miles NW of Helmsley. Acres: 5,105. Population: 100. Houses: 22." (Source:A Vision of Britain through Time)

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Snilesworth was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Hawnby in the Birdforth Wapentake.

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