Place:Towthorpe (near York), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameTowthorpe (near York)
Alt namesTowthorpe
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.0186°N 1.0323°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoFlaxton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it was located 1974-1996
York, Yorkshire, Englandunitary authority of which it has been a part since 1996
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is also a place named Towthorpe near Great Driffield, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Towthorpe is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It lies between Huntington and Strensall about 5 miles (8.0 km) north of York.

According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,967. Prior to 1996 it had been part of the Ryedale district.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Towthorpe was part of Flaxton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Strensall in the Bulmer Wapentake.

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