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Muston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Muston, a parish, with a small village, in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 1¼ mile from Filey station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Hunmanby (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Filey. Acreage, 2291; population, 341. There is a parish council consisting of nine members, and two members are sent to the rural district council. The manor belongs to the Mitford family. Mustou Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £185 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1863, and contains a stone altar, an ancient font, piscina, and holy water stoup. An organ was erected in 1877. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 Muston:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Muston 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:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO14
Post TownFiley