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Breighton cum Gunby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Breighton-cum-Gunby, a village and a township in Bubwith parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, near the Selby and Hull railway, 4½ miles NW of Howden, anil 1 mile from Bubwith station on the N.E.R. Post town, Howden. Acreage of township, 1746; population, 131. 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 
Civil parishBubwith 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Breighton cum Gunby 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

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