Place:Stirton-with-Thorlby, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameStirton-with-Thorlby
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.971°N 2.059°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Stirton with Thorlby is a civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

GENUKI provides these descriptions of the two settlements from a gazetteer of 1822.

"Stirton, in the parish of Skipton, east-division and liberty of Staincliffe; 1½ miles, NW. of Skipton, 12 from Colne, (Lanc.) Pop. including Thorlby, 168, which being united, form a township."
"Thorlby, in the township of Stirton with Thorlby, and parish of Skipton, east-division of Staincliffe; 2 miles from Skipton, 11 from Colne, (Lanc.) 14 from Settle. Pop. included in Stirton."

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