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Spaunton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Spaunton, a township in Lastingham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 7 miles NW of Pickering, and 3½ from Kirby Moorside station on the N.E.R. Acreage, 1284, besides 7561 acres of moor land common to Spaunton and four other townships; population, 102.

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 parishLastingham 
Poor Law unionPickering 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Spaunton 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 Spaunton 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 districtYO62
Post TownYork