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Kexby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kexby, a village and a township-chapelry in Catton parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, 3 miles S of Stam-ford Bridge railway station, and 6 E of York. There is a post office under York; money order office, Wilberfoss; telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage, 1892; population, 132. The manor and most of the land belong to Lord Wenlock. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £136 with residence. Patron, Lord Wenlock. The church is modern, and has a spire.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Kexby:

1852-1914 1852-19291853-1989

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kexby 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:

RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO41
Post TownYork