Dunnington  East Riding


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

DUNNINGTON, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in York district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies near the river Derwent, 3 miles S of Stockton r. station, and 4 E of York; and has a post office under York, and a fair on 7 Nov. Real property, £4, 411. Pop., 842. Houses, 150. The parish includes also the township of Grimston. ...

Acres, 3, 199. Real property, £5, 472. Pop., 906. Houses, 161. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, 349.* Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church is ancient but good, and has a tower. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, and charities £75.—The sub-district contains seven parishes, and parts of three others. Acres, 17, 484. Pop., 3, 066. Houses, 576.

Dunnington through time

Dunnington is now part of York district. Click here for graphs and data of how York has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dunnington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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