Yarborough  Lincolnshire


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

YARBOROUGH, a wapentake in the Parts of Lindsey, Lincoln; containing 36 parishes; and cut into three divisions, E, N, and S. Acres, 42,067, 51,682, and 37,705. Pop. in 1851, 4,931, 11,860, and 9,448; in 1861, 26,168. Houses, 5,623. It gives the title of Earl to the family of Pelham; and it contains, in Croxton parish, the ancient camp of Yarborough, on a hill commanding fine views of the Wolds.

Yarborough through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Yarborough in North Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th August 2020

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