Place:Kirkbymoorside, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesKirby-Moorsidesource: Family History Library Catalog
Kirbymoorsidesource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kirkby-Moorsidesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates54.267°N 0.933°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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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Kirkbymoorside is a small market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, which lies approximately 25 miles (40.2 km) north of the City of York midway between Pickering and Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. It has a population of approximately 3,000.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Kirkbymoorside was the principal settlement of Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Rydale Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Kirkbymoorside.

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