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Scrayingham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishScrayingham St. Peter 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Scrayingham 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 Scrayingham 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:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO41
Post TownYork