In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Grindale like this:
GRINDALL, a chapelry in Bridlington parish, E. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles SW by S of Speeton r. station, and 4 NW of Bridlington. It has a post office under Hull. Acres, 2, 415. Real property, £2, 739. Pop., 174. house, 24. The manor belongs to T. Lloyd, Esq. Fragments of Roman tesselated pavement were finnd in 1839. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the p. curacy of Sewerby-with-Marton, in the diocese of York. The church was built in 1834.
Grindale 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 Grindale itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grindale, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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