Place:Thornton-on-the-Hill, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

Watchers
NameThornton-on-the-Hill
TypeCivil parish, Former village
Coordinates54.16002°N 1.18587°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoEasingwold Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was located 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
source: Family History Library Catalog


the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Thornton-on-the-Hill (also called Thornton Hill) is a small dispersed village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, about two miles to the north of Easingwold.

It is the site of the deserted Thornton village.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Thornton-on-the-Hill was part of Easingwold Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Coxwold in the Birdforth Wapentake.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Thornton-on-the-Hill. 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.