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Kilnwick Percy, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kilnwick Percy, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles ENE of Pocklington station on the N.E.R. Post town, Pocklington, un½er York. Acreage, 1579; population, 73. The manor, with Kilnwick Percy Hall, belongs to the Buncombe family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value,, £125 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was rebuilt in 1865, and is in the Norman style.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishKilnwick-Percy St. Helen 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kilnwick Percy 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 Kilnwick Percy 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
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork