Place:Lund, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLund
Alt namesLontsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.917°N 0.525°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoBeverley Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which Lund was part 1894-1974
Harthill Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake or hundred in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Lund is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) north-west of Beverley and 7 miles (11 km) south-west of Driffield and east of the B1248 road.

According to the censuses of 2001 and 2011 Lund has a population of about 300.

Lund was part of the Beverley Registration District (1837-1930) and the Beverley Rural District Council from 1894 until its abolition in 1974. It was an ecclesiastical parish in the Harthill Wapentake.

In 1974 most of what had been the East Riding of Yorkshire was joined with the northern part of Lincolnshire to became a new English county named Humberside. The urban and rural districts of the former counties were abolished and Humberside was divided into non-metropolitan districts. The new organization did not meet with the pleasure of the local citizenry and Humberside was wound up in 1996. The area north of the River Humber was separated into two "unitary authorities"—Kingston-upon-Hull covering the former City of Hull and its closest environs, and the less urban section which, once again, named itself the East Riding of Yorkshire.


Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Lund. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Lund provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Lund. It is always worth looking at the supplementary pages of a Vision of Britain article.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.


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