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Elvington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Elvington, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, 4½ miles SSW of Fangfoss station on the N.E.R., and 6¼ ESE of York, with a pos½; and money order office under York; telegraph office, West Cottingwith. Acreage, 2366; population, 357. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £272 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1877, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishElvington Holy Trinity 
WapentakeOuse and Derwent 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Elvington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Elvington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO41
Post TownYork