Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Melbecks

Melbecks, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Grinton par., North-Riding Yorkshire - dist., pop. 1519; township, 7974 ac., pop. 1165; the vil. is on river Swale, 2 miles E. of Muker and 12 miles NW. of Leyburn.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "ecclesiastical district"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Melbecks CP/Tn       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Melbecks

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