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Carnaby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Carnaby, a township, a village, and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the Hull and Scarborough branch of the N.E.R., 2½ miles SW of Bridlington, with a station on the railway, and a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Bridlington. Acreage, 1944; population of the civil parish, 200; of the ecclesiastical, 308. The living is a vicarage, united with Fraisthorpe and held with Boynton, in the diocese of York; value, £66. The church is an ancient building in the Perpendicular style, and has a good Later English tower. The nave of the church was restored in 1892-93. 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 parishCarnaby St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Carnaby 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 Carnaby 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:

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