Dunnington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Dunnington, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies near the river Derwenty 3 miles from Holtby station on the N.E.R., and 4 E of York, and has a post and money order office under York, and a pleasure fair on the second Monday in July. Area of township, 2246 acres; population, 680. The parish includes also the township of Grimston. Acreage, 3040; population, 744. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; value, £380 with residence. Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church is an ancient edifice, but is still in good condition, and has. a tower; an additional aisle was built, with organ chamber and vestry, in 1877. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Dunnington St. Nicholas|
|Wapentake||Ouse and Derwent|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Dunnington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Dunnington (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Dunnington are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: