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Minskip was historically a township in the parish of Aldborough in the West Riding of Yorkshire.[2] It became a separate civil parish in 1866, but in 1938 the civil parish was abolished and merged into the civil parish of Boroughbridge. In 1974 Minskip was transferred from the West Riding to the new county of North Yorkshire.[3]


Bus links are provided by Eddie Brown. The village is very close to the A1(M).


  1. ^ Smith, A.H. (1961). The Place-names of the West Riding of Yorkshire. 5. Cambridge University Press. p. 85.
  2. ^ GENUKI website. Yorkshire West Riding: Aldborough Parish
  3. ^ Vision of Britain website

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