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Huntington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Huntington, two villages, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The villages are East Huntington and West Huntington, and they stand on the river Foss, three-quarters of a mile from Earswick station on the N.E.R., and 3 miles NNE of York. The township includes the villages, has a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, York; and comprises 3018 acres; population, 635; of the ecclesiastical parish, 876. The parish contains also the townships of Earswick and Towthorpe. Population, 950. The manor belongs to the Vyner family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £130. The church is ancient, and was thoroughly restored 'in 1874. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a reading-room established in 1884, and a fever hospital for the city of York erected in 1879.

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 parishHuntington All Saints 

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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 North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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