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Dunnington (Beeford), East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Dunnington, a village and a township in Beeford parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 4¼ miles NW of Hornsea station on the N.E.R. Post town, Hull; money order office, Beeford; telegraph office, Hornsea. Acreage, 845; population, 98. An ancient chapel, which had been in ruins for more than .1 century, was rebuilt in 1888.

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 parishBeeford 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dunnington (Beeford) from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire