Place:Thornton Rust, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameThornton Rust
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.296°N 2.044°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoAysgarth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
Hang West Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Thornton Rust is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies in the Yorkshire Dales about 2 miles west of Aysgarth, high on the south bank of the Ure in Wensleydale.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Thornton Rust was in the Aysgarth Rural District of the North Riding of Yorkshire from 1894. Historically it was in the ecclesiastical parish of Aysgarth in the wapentake of Hang West.


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