Place:Welburn (near Helmsley), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameWelburn (near Helmsley)
Alt namesWelburn
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2512°N 0.956°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKirkbymoorside Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Welburn is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, in England, 2 miles south west of Kirkbymoorside and about 24 miles from York. The population of the parish was estimated at 60 in 2012.

Welburn was historically a township in the parish of Kirkdale and became a civil parish in 1866. In 1870–72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Welburn like this:

"WELBURN, a township in Kirkdale parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 5 miles E of Helmsley. Acres, 1,582. Real property, £2,846. Pop., 121. Houses, 20."

The civil parish includes the lower part of Kirkdale, including Kirkdale Cave and the parish church of St Gregory's Minster, both about north of the village. The Slingsby Aviation works and airstrip lie south-east of the village.

The sub-section of the Wikipedia article on Castle Howard refers to Welburn (near Castle Howard) which is a different village 10.7 miles south of Welburn (near Helmsley).

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Welburn was part of Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Kirkdale in the Rydale Wapentake.

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