Place:Spofforth with Stockeld, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSpofforth with Stockeld
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.95°N 1.45°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWetherby Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is located since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Spofforth with Stockeld is a civil parish now in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 UK census, the parish had a population of 1,121. The parish includes the village of Spofforth, the ruins of Spofforth Castle and the 2,000-acre (810 ha) Stockeld Park estate.

From 1894 until 1974, the civil parish of Spofforth with Stockeld was located in Wetherby Rural District. In 1974 the area became part of the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire.

Spofforth

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Spofforth is a village in the civil parish of Spofforth with Stockeld in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located about 3 miles north west of Wetherby and 5 miles south of Harrogate, on the River Crimple, a tributary of the River Nidd. The ruins of Spofforth Castle, which date from the 13th century, are close to the centre of the village.

Spofforth was an ecclesiastical parish in the Upper division of the Claro Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Spofforth, North Yorkshire.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Spofforth Castle.

Stockeld Park

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Stockeld Park is a Grade I country house and estate in North Yorkshire, England. The Stockeld estate belonged for several generations to the Middelton family of Ilkley.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Stockeld Park.


Research Tips

  • The Lords of Ilkley Manor - The Road to Ruin. The Middelton Family of Stockeld Park (1763-1947) by David Carpenter. (This book/article can be found as a .pdf online with Googlesearch.)
  • GENUKI on Spofforth. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Spofforth provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Spofforth.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to maps of the West Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. Those listed here provide data for the part of the West Riding that transferred to North Yorkshire in 1974 plus the northern parts of Leeds and Bradford. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1888. The "Sanitary Districts (which preceded the rural districts) for the whole of the West Riding.
  • Ordnance Survey Northern part of the West Riding 1900 The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (rural districts of Sedbergh, Settle, Skipton, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Knaresborough, Great Ouseburn, Clitheroe, Wharfedale, Wetherby, York, Bishopthorpe, Keighley, the northern part of Bradford, the northern part of Leeds, the northern part of Hunslet Urban District, the northern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the northern part of Selby Rural District)
  • Ordnance Survey Northern part of the West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the northern part of the West Riding (mostly Settle, Skipton, Ripon and Pateley Bridge, and Nidderdale, with sections of Wharfedale and Wetherby) after the revisions of 1935.
  • Ordnance Survey Southern part of the West Riding 1944 shows the southern part of the West Riding (including the southern part of Wetherby Rural District).
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Spofforth with Stockeld. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Spofforth, North Yorkshire. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Spofforth Castle. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Stockeld Park. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.