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Grimston (Dunnington), East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Grimston, a village and a township in Dunnington parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles ESE of York. Post town and money order and telegraph office, York. Acreage of township, 796; population, 64.

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 parishDunnington 
WapentakeOuse and Derwent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Grimston (Dunnington) 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 Grimston (Dunnington) 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:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire