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Settrington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Settrington, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands at the foot of the Wolds, 3½ miles E by S of New Malton, and has a station on the N.E.R., and a post office under Malton; money order office, Norton; telegraph office, Malton. It gives the title of Baron to the Duke of Richmond and Gordon. The township comprises 4988 acres; population, 488; of the ecclesiastical parish, 685. The parish contains also the township of Scagglethorpe. The manor with Settrington Hall belongs to Lord Middleton, who is the chief landowner. Settrington Brow is a spur of the Wolds, and commands a magnificent view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £1062 with residence. Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church is ancient, in the Norman, Decorated, and Perpendicular styles. A Wesleyan chapel was built in 1891.

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 parishSettrington All Saints 
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