Place:Little Edstone, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameLittle Edstone
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2536°N 0.9117°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
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides this descripton of Little Edstone from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-1872):

"EDSTONE (Little), a township in Sinnington parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; 1 mile NE of Great Edstone. Acres, 790. Pop., 21. Houses, 2."

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Little Edstone was a civil parish in Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Sinnington in the Rydale Wapentake.

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