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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.

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