Place:Middleham, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates54.283°N 1.817°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLeyburn Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, 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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Middleham is a small market town and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, on the northern side of the valley above the junction of the River Ure and River Cover. There has been a settlement since Roman times, recorded in the Domesday Book as "Medelai", i.e. "middle ham or village".

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Middleham was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Hang West Wapentake.

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