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Whashton, North Yorkshire

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Whashton, North Yorkshire

Whashton is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. The village gives its name, anciently spelled Whassyngton, and Washington, to the family of George Washington, the first US President.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ1506
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Other names by which Whashton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past


Whashton, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Washton, township, Kirkby Ravensworth par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NW. of Richmond, 1235 ac., pop. 103.

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