Place:Kirklington cum Upsland, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameKirklington cum Upsland
Alt namesKirklington
TypeCivil parish, Urban district
Coordinates54.226°N 1.513°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 which the parish joined in 1934
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict in which the parish has been located in 1974
Halikeld Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Kirklington cum Upsland is a civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. The main settlement is Kirklington. Upsland is a single farm in the south-west of the parish.

Kirklington cum Upsland was historically a township in the ancient parish of Kirklington in the North Riding of Yorkshire. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 it formed an urban district, but in 1934 the urban district was abolished and merged with Bedale Rural District. In 1974 the parish was transferred to the Hambleton district of the new county of North Yorkshire.

Historically, Kirklington was an ecclesiastical parish in the wapentake of Hang East.

Research Tips

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