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 population remained less than 100 as taken at the 2011 Census. Details were included in the civil parish of Thirn.

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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