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Great Givendale, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Givendale, Great, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Wolds, 3 miles N by E of Pocklington town and railway station. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Pocklington. Acreage, 1313; population, 73. The parish contains also the township of Grimthorpe. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of Millington, in the diocese of York; joint net value, £202. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1849 and again in 1886.

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 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork