Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"COWESBY, a parish, and township in the wapentake of Birdforth, in the North
Riding of the county of York, 9 miles from Northallerton, its post town,
and 8 N.E. of the Thirsk station of the North-Eastern line. There are only
a few scattered houses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York,
value £146, in the patronage of Mrs. E. Lloyd. The church, dedicated to St.
Michael and All Angels, is a stone structure. Here are four almshouses for
poor tenants of the place."
by Colin Hinson ©2003
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