|Name||Stockton on the Forest|
|Alt names||Stockton-on-the-Forest||source: Wikipedia|
|Stockton on the Forest||source: GENUKI, Vision of Britain|
|Carlton||source: hamlet in parish|
|Sandburn||source: hamlet in parish|
|Type||Chapelry, Civil parish|
|Located in||North Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||Yorkshire, England |
|North Yorkshire, England (1974 - 1996)|
|See also||Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||ancient parish in which it was a chapelry|
|Bulmer Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was located|
|Flaxton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974|
|Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, England||administrative district in which it was located since 1974-1996|
|York, Yorkshire, England||unitary authority in which it has been situated since 1996|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Stockton on the Forest is a village and civil parish within the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It is located to the east of the A64 road to Scarborough and the roundabout interchange of the A64 and the A1036. To the east there are the villages of Upper Helmsley and Sand Hutton and to the south the villages of Warthill, Holtby and Murton.
According to the 2001 UK census the parish had a population of 1,261. Between 1974 and 1996, Stockton on the Forest had been part of the Ryedale district.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Stockton on the Forest was part of Flaxton Rural District. Historically, it was a chapelry in the ancient parish of Bugthorpe (despite it being detached several miles to the west) and in the Bulmer Wapentake.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Stockton-in-the-Forest.
- GENUKI on Stockton on the Forest.
- A Vision of Britain through Time on Stockton on the Forest.
- The FamilySearch wiki on the chapelry of Stockton on the Forest provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
- 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.
- For a discussion of where to find Archive Offices in Yorkshire, see GENUKI.
- Yorkshire has a large number of family history and genealogical societies. A list of the societies will be found on the Yorkshire, England page.
Categories: North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Stockton on the Forest, North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, England | Bulmer Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Flaxton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England | Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, England | North Yorkshire, England | York, Yorkshire, England