Stamford Bridge  East Riding


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

STAMFORD-BRIDGE, a village, two townships, and a sub-district, in E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Derwent, and on the York and Market-Weighton railway, 8 miles ENE of York; claims to have been the Roman Derventio; was the place where Harold, in 1066, defeated Harfarger and Tosti; and has a r. ...

station, a post-office‡ under York, and a fair on 1 Dec. The townships are East S.-Bridge and S.-Bridge-with-Scoreby; and are in Catton parish. Acres, 680 and 1,891. Real property, £2,215 and £2,292. Pop., 417 and 196. Houses, 85 and 31.—The sub-district excludes S.-Bridge-with-Scoreby township, but includes 6 other townships and 5 entire parishes; and is in Pocklington district. Acres, 35,160. Pop., 4,502. Houses, 892.

Stamford Bridge through time

Stamford Bridge 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 Stamford Bridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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