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Grimthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Grimthorpe, a hamlet in Great Givendale parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles NE of Pocklington station on the N.E.R. It gives the title of Baron Grimthorpe in the British peerage to Edmund Beckett.

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 
Civil parishGivendale 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Grimthorpe from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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