|Alt names||Scameston||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 308|
|Scamestona||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 308|
|Type||Village, Civil parish|
|Located in||East Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||Yorkshire, England |
|North Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|See also||Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district in which the parish was situated|
|Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, England||administrative district in which it is now located|
|Buckrose Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was located|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
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.