Place:High Abbotside, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameHigh Abbotside
Alt namesAbbotside
Abbotside Common
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoAysgarth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
Hang West Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Low Abbotside is a hamlet attached to Askrigg, a different civil parish nearby.

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High Abbotside is a civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is a rural parish on the north side of upper Wensleydale, and includes the settlements of Hardraw, Sedbusk and several hamlets.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, High Abbotside was in the Aysgarth Rural District of the North Riding of Yorkshire from 1894. Historically it was in the ecclesiastical parish of Aysgarth in the wapentake of Hang West.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on High Abbotside. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on High Abbotside (or Abbotside).
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Aysgarth provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
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