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YORKSHIRE:
Definitions of the terms used to describe areas of land and habitation in the county of Yorkshire.

This page (and its associated pages) deals with the following terms:

Civil Administration
CountyRiding
WapentakeDivision
CityTown
 County Town Township
VillageManor
LibertyHamlet
DaleWolds

Ecclesiastical Administration
DioceseArchdeaconry
DeaneryParish
PeculiarChapelry

Civil Administration.


Ecclesiastical Administraton

For further information, please see the Church of England Hierarchy page.

Further Information.

A Glossary of old words and unusual words used within the Genuki Yorkshire pages.
Church of England Hierarchy.

Tana Willis Johnson's What is a wapentake
Tana and Brian Pears' The divisions and sub-divisions of England and its counties

A description of the North Riding (1890)
A description of the East Riding (1892)

A History of Yorkshire (1892)


Written by Colin Hinson © 1996
in co-operation with the late Liz Agar.

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