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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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionPickering 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeRyedale 

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 Sinnington:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1577-18641754-18791577-18371577-1894

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sinnington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Sinnington 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:

DistrictRyedale
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO62
Post TownYork