Place:Riccall, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameRiccall
Alt namesRiccalsource: Vision of Britain through Time
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.832°N 1.059°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoRiccall Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1935
Derwent Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1935-1974
Selby District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Ouse and Derwent Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog


Riccall or Riccal is a village and civil parish situated in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England, situated 3.5 miles (6 km) north of Selby and 9 miles (14 km) to the south of the City of York. According to the 2011 census the parish had a total population of 2,332.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Riccall was part of the East Riding of Yorkshire where it was located in Riccall Rural District from 1894 to 1935 and in Derwent Rural District from 1935 to 1974. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Ouse and Derwent Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Riccall.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Riccall. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Riccall provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • British History Online has an article from the Victoria County Histories on Riccall
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Riccall.
  • 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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