Pickhill  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pickhill like this:

PICKHILL, a township and a sub-district in Thirsk district, and a parish partly also in Bedale district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, and on the Ripley and Northallerton railway, 1¾ mile N N E of Sinderby r. station, and 6 W by N of Thirsk; and bears the name of Pickhill-with-Roxby. ...

Acres, 2, 131. Real property, £3, 373. Pop., 416. Houses, 81. The parish contains also the townships of Howe, Ainderby-Quern how, Sinderby, Holme, and Swainby-with-Allerthorpe; and its post town is Thirsk. Acres, 5,006. Real property, exclusive of Holme, £7, 672. Pop., 783. Houses, 155. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to W. Rutson, Esq. There is a Saxon camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £152. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £52. The sub-district excludes Swainby township, but includes South Otterington parish and two townships of Kirby-Wiske. Acres, 8, 447. Pop., 1, 557. Houses, 333-

Pickhill through time

Pickhill is now part of Hambleton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hambleton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pickhill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pickhill, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 29th November 2021

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