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Staxton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Staxton, a hamlet and a village in Willerby parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 6¼ miles SSW of Scarborough, and 2 from Ganton station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Ganton; telegraph office, Sherburn. The manor belongs to Lord Londesborough. 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 
Civil parishWillerby 
Poor Law unionScarborough 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Staxton 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 Staxton 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 districtYO12
Post TownScarborough