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Sinnington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sinnington, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands 4 miles WNW of Pickering, and has a station on the N.E.R,, and a post and money order office under Pickering; telegraph office, Pickering. The township comprises 2174 acres; population, 323. The parish contains also Marton and Little Edstone townships. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York;, gross value, £96 with residence. The church is partly Early English, and consists of chancel, nave, and a turret. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and an endowed school founded in 1657, and also eight almshouses at Thornton Dale.

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 
Poor Law unionPickering 

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

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO62
Post TownYork