Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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Helmsley is a town in North Yorkshire

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Helmsley within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Helmsley in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Helmsley, town, par., and township, with ry. sta., on river Rye, North-Riding Yorkshire, 31½ miles N. of York - par., 40,120 ac., pop. 3502; township, 8812 ac., pop. 1550; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; many of the inhabitants are employed in the mfr. of linen; there are several important fairs held annually for sheep, horses, and cattle; the ruins of Helmsley Castle (12th century) stand on an eminence overlooking the town.

Helmsley in the Domesday Book

A village in Maneshou hundred, in the county of Yorkshire.

Two manors recorded in Domesday.

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