In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Scorborough like this:
SCORBOROUGH, a parish in Beverley district, E. R. Yorkshire; near Lockington r. station, 4½ miles N by W of Beverley. Post-town, Beverley. Acres, 1, 324. Real property, £1, 670. Pop., 89. Houses, 14. The manor belongs to Lord Hotham. S. Hall and Gomery Hall are chief residences. The living is a rectory, united with Leconfield, in the diocese of York. Value, £370.* Patron, Lord Leconfield.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Scorborough has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Riding of Yorkshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Scorborough and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Scorborough, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 10th December 2013
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