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Meltonby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Meltonby, a hamlet which forms with Yapham a joint township in Pocklington parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles NNW of Pocklington station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Pocklington, under York. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Pocklington, in the diocese of York. The church serves also for Yapham, and is a small building with a bell-turret. See YAPHAM.

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 parishPocklington 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Meltonby 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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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork