Kirby Underdale  East Riding


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

KIRBY-UNDER-DALE, a village and a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands near a rapid declivity of the Wolds, 5¾ miles NE of Fangfoss r. station, and 7 N by W of Pocklington; and has a post office under York. The parish contains also the hamlets of Garrowby, Uncleby, Painsthorpe, and Hanging-Grimston. ...

Acres, 5, 049. Real property, £4, 581. Pop., 333. Houses, 53. The manor, with most of the property, belongs to the Right Hon. Sir Charles Wood, Bart. Several hills diversify the surface; and one of them, flanking the plain of York, has an altitude of about 800 feet above sea level. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £867.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was restored in 1828, and has a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Kirby Underdale through time

Kirby Underdale is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kirby Underdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kirby Underdale, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th June 2021

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