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Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishScarborough St. Mary 
Poor Law unionScarborough 

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 Scarborough:

Christ Church1887-1903   
Holy Trinity1880-1915 1882-1930 
St James with Holy Trinity1886-19041893-19151894-1930 
St John's Mission1899-1906   
St Martin  1864-1907 
St Mary1763-19131754-19141689-19041689-1937
St Paul1882-1915   
St Saviour1898-1903   
St Thomas1844-1915 1845-1919 

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Scarborough from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Scarborough are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO11
Post TownScarborough