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Boynton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Boynton, a village, a township, and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the Gypsey stream, 3 miles WNW of Bridlington station on the N.E.R., with a post office under Bridlington-Quay, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage of parish, 2617; population, 128. Boynton Hall is the seat of the Strickland family, and a pavilion above it commands most beautiful views. The living is a vicarage, lield with Carnaby and Fraisthorpe, in the diocese of York; net value, £199 with residence. The church has been rebuilt since the Reformation, but has an old tower.

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 parishBoynton St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO16
Post TownBridlington