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Wansford, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Wansford, a township in Nafferton parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles ESE of Great Driffield, and 1 from Nafferton station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Driffield; money order and telegraph office, Nafferton. Acreage, 973; population, 228. The church is a chapel of ease to Nafferton, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Wansford 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:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield