In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bainton like this:
BAINTON, a township, a parish, and a subdistrict, in the district of Driffield, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Wolds, 4½ miles W by S of Hutton Cranswick r. station, and 6 SW of Great Driffield. It has a post office under Driffield, and is a seat of petty sessions. Acres, 2,320. ...
Real property, £4,411. Pop., 399. Houses, 78. The parish includes also the township of Neswick. Acres, 3,280. Real property, £6,086. Pop., 465. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £757.* Patron, St. John's college, Oxford. The church is ancient but very good.-The subdistrict comprises seven parishes and part of another. Acres, 31,014. Pop., 4,009. Houses, 759.
Bainton 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 Bainton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bainton, 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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