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Hayton, a village, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hayton, a village, a township, and a parish in the E. R Yorkshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Derwent, 1 mile from Nunbnmhoime station on the N.E.R.— 195 miles from London, and 2½ SE by S of Pocklington, is a pleasant place, and has a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Pocklington. The township comprises 1899 acres; population, 199. The parish contains also the-townshipof Bielby, and comprises 3637 acres; population, 394. The manor belongs to the Rudstone family. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Bielby, in the diocese of York; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church is partly Norman, consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with battlemented and pinnacled tower,-and was restored in 1860. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Hayton, and a Wesleyan chapel at Bielby.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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