- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Whitwell is a hamlet and civil parish in the Hambleton District of North Yorkshire, England. It is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north west of the county town of Northallerton.
Whitwell consists of little more than a few houses and a farm. The nearest notable settlements are Scorton and North Cowton.
Historically, Whitwell was in the ecclesiastical parish of Catterick in the wapentake of Hang East. From 1894 until 1974, Whitwell was located in Northallerton Rural District.
- GENUKI on Whitwell. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
- The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Catterick provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
- A Vision of Britain through Time on Whitwell.
- A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the North 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.