Place:Scampston, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameScampston
Alt namesScamestonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Scamestonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.166°N 0.677°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoNorton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated
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


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Scampston is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies close to the A64 road, on the outskirts of Rillington and approximately 3 miles east of Malton.

Scampston was the birthplace of William Latimer, 4th Baron Latimer, the first member of the British Parliament to be impeached.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Scampston was located in Norton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Rillington in the Buckrose Wapentake. The ecclesiastical parish was known as Rillington with Scampston or Rillington cum Scampston.

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