Scrayingham, East Riding of Yorkshire
Scrayingham, a township and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, 12 miles NE of York, and 6 from Barton Hill station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage of township, 1560; population, 121; of the ecclesiastical parish, 388. The parish contains also the townships of Howsham and Leppington. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £528 with residence. The church is in the Decorated style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisle, and turret.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Scrayingham St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Pocklington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Scrayingham:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Scrayingham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Scrayingham (St. Peter))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Scrayingham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: