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Crambe, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Crambe, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, and on the York and Scarborough railway, at Kirkham Abbey station, 6 miles from Malton, and 12 from York. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Kirkham station. The Strickland family½ of Boynton Hall, are lords of the manor and chief landowners. The parish also includes Barton Hill station and the township of Barton-le-Willows. Total area, 2215 acres; population, 344. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £284 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building in the Norman and Early English styles. It was partially restored in 1887. There is a small chapel of ease at Barton-le-Willows, served from the parish church.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCrambe St. Michael 
Poor Law unionMalton 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Crambe from the following:

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

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO60
Post TownYork