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Scorborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Scorborough, a township and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles from Lockington station on the N.E.R., and 4½ N by W of Beverley. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Beverley. Acreage of township, 1386; population, 82; of the ecclesiastical parish, 394. The manor belongs to Lord Hotham. Scorborough Hall and Gomery Hall are chief residences. The living is a rectory, united with Leconfield, in the diocese of York; net value, £240. Patron, Lord Leconfield. The church is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, and tower.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishScorbrough St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionBeverley 

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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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield