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Long Riston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Riston, Long, a parish, with a village, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles from Skiriaugh railway station, and 6 ENE of Beverley. It has a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, North Skiriaugh. Acreage, 1831;. population, 292. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belongs to the Bethell family of Rise Park. Riston Grange is the chief residence. The living is a rectory, annexed to Hornsea, in the diocese of York. The church was restored in 1851, and again in 1881. It is a small building in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chance!, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower. The churchyard was enlarged in 1891. There are Wesleyau and Primitive Methodist chapels and an endowed school.

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 Long Riston:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Long Riston 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 districtHU11
Post TownHull