Place:Thirkleby (near Malton), East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameThirkleby (near Malton)
Alt namesThirkleby (near Malton)source: from redirect
Thirkleby
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.106°N 0.595°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1935)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKirby Grindalythe, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Buckrose Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated 1894-1935
Kirby Grindalythe, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish into which Thirkleby was absorbed in 1935
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There is another village named Thirkleby, or Great Thirkleby, in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, near Thirsk.

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Thirkleby is a hamlet in the civil parish of Kirby Grindalythe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, England. It is located east of Malton and south of the River Derwent.

It gave its name to Roger of Thirkleby (died 1260), a judge and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.

Thirkleby Manor Farmhouse is a grade II listed building, being an 18th-century red-brick two-storey building altered in the early and middle 19th century. The site of a medieval settlement is adjacent.

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Between 1894 and 1935, Thirkleby was a civil parish in Norton Rural District. It was made a civil parish in 1866. Historically, it had been a township of the ancient parish of Kirby Grindalythe in the Buckrose Wapentake. In 1935 it was abolished as a civil parish and the area was transferred back into Kirby Grindalythe.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Thirkleby.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Thirkleby.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Kirby Grindalythe provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East 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.
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