Huntington  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Huntington like this:

HUNTINGTON, two villages, a township, and a parish, in York district and N. R. Yorkshire. The villages are East H. and West H.; and they stand on the river Foss, near the York and Market-Weighton and the York and Scarborough railways, 3 miles NNE of York. The township includes the villages; has a station on the York and Market-Weighton railway; and comprises 2, 557 acres. ...

Pop., 529. Houses, 115. The parish contains also the townships of Earswick and Towthorpe, and comprises 4, 607 acres. Post town, York. Real property, £6, 562. Pop., 671. Houses, 144. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Earl de Grey. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £127. Patrons, the Subchanters and Vicars choral of York cathedral. The church is ancient. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £9.

Huntington through time

Huntington is now part of York district. Click here for graphs and data of how York has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Huntington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Huntington, in York and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th April 2024

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