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Scampston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Scampston, a village and a township-chapelry in Rillington parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile from Rillington railway station, and 6 miles NE by E of New Malton. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Rillington, under York. Acreage, 2135; population, 244. The property, with Scampston Hall, belongs to the St Quintin family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £64. The church is a small building in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, porch, and a bell-turret.

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 parishRillington 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO17
Post TownMalton