Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"WELBURY, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding county York,
6 miles N.E. of Northallerton. It is a station on the North-Eastern
railway. It is nearly encircled by the river Wisk. There are brick and tile
kilns. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York, value £350, in the
patronage of the Duchy of Lancaster. The church, dedicated to St. Leonard,
has been rebuilt. There is a parochial school."
by Colin Hinson ©2003
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