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SOUTH KILVINGTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"SOUTH KILVINGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding county York, 2½ miles N.E. of Thirsk, its post town and railway station, and 8 S.E. of Northallerton. It is situated on the road from Thirsk to Yarm, and contains the townships of Thornborough and Upsall. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of York, value £511, in the patronage of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. The church, dedicated to St. Wilfred, is an ancient edifice with a wooden tower containing two bells. In the interior is an ancient font of the time of Edward IV., on which are engraved the arms of the Scrope family, who had a castle at Upsall. There is a Roman Catholic chapel."


"THORNBROUGH, a township in the parish of South Kilvington, wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding county York, 8 miles S.E. of Northallerton, and 3 N.E. of Thirsk railway station. There is no village. The place was formerly a Roman settlement."


"UPSALL, a township in the parish of South Kilvington, wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding county York, 5 miles N.E. of Thirsk railway station, and 8 S.E. of Northallerton. Here are traces of the Mowbrays' castle."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013