Place:Rillington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameRillington
Alt namesRedlintonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Redlintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Renlitonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.151°N 0.694°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire     (1974 - )
See alsoNorton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Rillington was located 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Buckrose Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Rillington is a village now in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England approximately 3 miles east of Malton and south-west of Scarborough. It is situated on the banks of the River Derwent, which used to be navigable for small vessels from here to the River Humber.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Rillington was located in Norton Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Buckrose Wapentake.

In the 1800s and earlier, the parish was known as Rillington with Scampston or Rillington cum Scampston. Scampston is a hamlet and chapelry within the ecclesiastical parish.

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