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Bainton Beacon, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bainton-Beacon, a division of Harthill wapentake, E.R. Yorkshire. It contains Bainton, Driffield, and some other parishes, and it takes its name from a warning signal formerly used in times of danger in Bainton. Acreage, 99,337; population, 17,766.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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: