Place:Clifton on Yore, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameClifton on Yore
Alt namesClifton-on-Yoresource: spelling variant
Clifton-upon-Uresource: Family History Library Catalog
Clifton upon Uresource: A Vision of Britain through Time, GENUKI
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.256°N 1.668°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBedale Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
Hang East Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Clifton-on-Yore is a civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. The population of the parish was estimated at 40 in 2010.

The spelling, Clifton-on-Yore, reflects the Yorkshire dialect in the spelling of the River Ure on which the hamlet is situated. Hyphens are often omitted in placenames of this type.

Clifton-on-Yore is the location of Clifton Castle, a 19th-century country house on the site of a 14th-century castle, for which there is more information in Wikipedia.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Clifton-on-Yore was part of Bedale Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton Watlass in the wapentake of Hang East.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Clifton-on-Yore. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Clifton upon Ure.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton Watlass provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
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