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Ruston Parva, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ruston Parva, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile NW of Lowthorpe station on the N.E.R., and 4 miles NE of Great Driffield. Post town, Hull; money order and telegraph office, Lowthorpe. Acreage, 972; population, 140. The manor belongs to the St Quintin family. Limestone abounds and is calcined. The living is attached to the vicarage of Lowthorpe, in the diocese of York. The church was rebuilt in 1832, and consists of chancel, nave, and turret. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 
Poor Law unionDriffield 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Ruston Parva:

1572-1914 1574-19291573-1982

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ruston Parva from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Ruston Parva 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 districtYO25
Post TownDriffield