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North Grimston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Grimston, North, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the Thirsk and Driffield railway 4½ miles SE of Malton. There is a station on the railway, and a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Malton. Acreage, 1564; population, 154. Lord Middleton is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £170. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is ancient but very good, and has some Norman carvings and a Saxon font.

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 North Grimston:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of North Grimston 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 districtYO17
Post TownMalton