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Deighton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Deighton, a village and a township in Escrick parish, E.R. Yorkshire, near the river Ouse, 5 miles S by E of York. Post and telegraph office and railway station, Escrick; money order office, York. Acreage, 2001; population, 193.

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 parishEscrick 
WapentakeOuse and Derwent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Deighton 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 Deighton 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:

RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHD2
Post TownHuddersfield