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Scackleton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Scackleton, a small village and a township in Hovingham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 8 miles WNW of New Malton, and 3 from Hovingham station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Hovingham. Acreage, 1357; population, 158. The manor belongs to the Fitz-william family. There are a limestone quarry and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishHovingham 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Scackleton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO62
Post TownYork