Burnby  East Riding


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

BURNBY, a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; on an affluent of the river Derwent and on the York and Market-Weighton railway, 2½ miles ESE of Pocklington. It has a station on the railway; and its Post Town is Hayton, under York. Acres, 1,667. Real property, £2,515. Pop., 126. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £318.* Patron, Lord Londesborough. The church is fair.

Burnby through time

Burnby 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 Burnby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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