"GATE HELMSLEY, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer, North Riding county York, 6 miles N.E. of York, its post town. It is situated near the river Derwent, and is a station on the York and Market Weighton branch of the North-Eastern railway. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The tithes were commuted for land under an Enclosure Act in 1769. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York, value £114. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013