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Falsgrave, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Falsgrave, formerly a township, was incorporated with Scarborough in 1890, and is an ecclesiastical parish in N.R. Yorkshire, with a goods station on the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office (T.S.O.) under Scarborough. The parish was constituted in 1874. Population, 10,914. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; net value, £200, in the gift of trustees. The church, erected in 1868, is a brick building in the Early Decorated style. It has a fine organ which cost £2500. See SCARBOROUGH.

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 
Poor Law unionScarborough 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for All Saints, Falsgrave:

1873-1904 1874-1901 

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Falsgrave from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO12
Post TownScarborough