Flixton  East Riding


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

FLIXTON, a township in Folkton parish, E. R. Yorkshire; on the Wolds, near the Hull and Scarborough railway, 6½ miles S of Scarborough. Acres, 2, 500. Real property, £1, 563. Pop., 362. Houses, 71. An hospital was founded here, in the time of Athelstan, by Acc-horn or Acehorne; and afterwards bore the name of Carmans-Spittle. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.

Additional information about this locality is available for Folkton

Flixton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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