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Skirpenbeck, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Skirpenbeck, a parish, with a village, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles NE of Stamford Bridge railway station, and 6½ NW of Pocklingtont It has a post office under York; money order and telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage, 1645; population, 149. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £238 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good.

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 
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 districtYO41
Post TownYork