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Leavening, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Leavening, a village and a township in Acklam parish, E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands at the W foot of the Wolds, 6 miles SSW of New Malton, and has a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, Kirkham. Abbey. The township comprises 1292 acres; population, 339. The manor belongs to Lord Middleton. Much of thfr land is disposed in market gardens. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, and church services are held in the school-room.

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 parishAcklam 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Leavening from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO17
Post TownMalton