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Wintringham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Wintringham, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 3½ miles SE of Rillington railway station, 7 E by N of New Malton, and comprises the hamlet of Linton. Post town, York; money order and telegraph office, Rillington. Acreage, 5342; population, 307. The parish includes Knapton township. The manor belongs to the Chomley family. There are ancient British and Roman entrenchments. The living is a donative in the diocese of York. The church is in The Norman and Decorated styles, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and embattled tower with pinnacles and lofty spire; it was reroofed in 1888. There is a Wesleyan chapel. The vicarage of Knapton is a separate benefice.

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 parishWintringham St. Peter 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Wintringham:

1560-1887 1558-19291558-1953

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wintringham 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 Wintringham 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 districtYO17
Post TownMalton