Place:Reeth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesReeth, Fremington and Healaugh
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.3876°N 1.9422°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoReeth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was the principal community 1894-1974
Richmondshire District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which Reeth is situated
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Reeth is a village about 11 miles west of Richmond in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, located within the civil parish of Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh. It is considered to be the principal settlement of upper Swaledale.

A Vision of Britain through Time states that Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh is an alternate title for the parish. It does cover the three communities.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Reeth was part of Reeth Rural District. Historically, Reeth was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Grinton in the Gilling West Wapentake.

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GENUKI provides a long description of Reeth from a 19th-century gazetteer.

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