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Seaton Ross, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Seaton Ross, a parish, with a village, in E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles NNW of Holme railway station, and 6 W of Market Weighton. It has a post office under York; money order office, Everingham; telegraph office, Holme. Acreage, 3427; population, 401. Bricks are made, and there are two corn mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £95. Patron, Lord Herries. The church is a plain building consisting of chancel, nave, and small bell-turret, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishSeaton-Ross St. Edmund 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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 districtYO42
Post TownYork