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, on the edge of the Howardian Hills in England. It is about 24 miles from York and 2 miles south west of Kirkbymoorside. Kirkbymoorside has a population of 3,040 according to the 2011 census. The name 'Kirkbymoorside' means, 'place with a church by the moor'. It is situated between Thrisk and Scarborough. It is located South of the North York Moors National Park, approximately 10.2 miles away. The North York Moors National Park is a protected national authority due to its ancient woodland and historical sites, funded by the government via the Department of environmental affairs. . Welburn was a township until 1866 and became a civil parish after 1866. The Slingsby Aviation works and airstrip lie south-east of the village. The A170 runs through the area connecting Kirkbymoorside to other locations such as Scarborough.

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."

It had a population of 516 according to the 2011 census. The total number of households within the area is 234. The amount of economically active, full-time employees living in the area total to 136.

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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