Sneaton, North Riding of Yorkshire
Sneaton, a parish, with a village, in N.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile SSE of Ruswarp railway station, and 2½ S by W of Whitby. It has a post office under Whitby; money order and telegraph office, Ruswarp. It comprises Sneaton Thorpe. Acreage, 4851; population, 218. The manor belongs to the Richardson family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £290 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is in the Early Gothic style.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Sneaton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Sneaton)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Sneaton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: