Place:Grimston (near Helmsley), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGrimston (near Helmsley)
Alt namesGrimstone
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates54.1714°N 1.0527°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHelmsley Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There are at least five places in Yorkhsire named Grimston and this increases to ten when you include Grimstone, North Grimston, Grimston Grange, etc.


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Grimston is a hamlet and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies beside the main B1363 road between York and Helmsley. Grimston lies in the Howardian Hills just south of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and close to Ampleforth Abbey and College.

Grimston is small, and is made up up around 14 households . Historically, it originates from an old manorial estate , and several of the buildings still hold related names: Grimston Manor, Grimston Manor Farm, Grimston Lodge, Grimston Cottage and Grimston Grange.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Grimston was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of [[Place:Gilling East, North Riding of Yorkshire, England|Gilling East in the Rydale Wapentake.

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