Nunburnholme  East Riding


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

NUN-BURNHOLME, a township and a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire. The townshiplies on the W side of the Wolds, 1¼ mile N E of Burn by r. station, and 3 E by S of Pocklington; and contains a small village of its own name. Acres, 1, 480. Real property, £2, 118. Pop., 248. ...

Houses, 50. The parish contains also the township of Thorpe-le-Street, and comprises 2, 137 acres. Post-town, Hayton, under York. Real property, £2, 904. Pop., 281. Houses, 55. The property is divided among a few. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in the time of Henry III., by Roger de Morlais. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value. £350.* Patron, the Arch bishop of York. The church is not good.

Nunburnholme through time

Nunburnholme 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 Nunburnholme itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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