Place:Scorborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameScorborough
Alt namesScogerbudsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.885°N 0.457°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 in which Scorborough was a civil parish 1894-1935
Leconfield, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish into which Scorborough was merged in 1935
Harthill Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake or hundred in which Scorborough was located.
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Scorborough is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the A164 road, about north of Beverley and south of Driffield.

It forms part of the civil parish of Leconfield.

The church of St Leonard is designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.

Scorborough had civil parish status within Beverley Rural District from 1894 until 1935. It was an ecclesiastical parish in the Harthill Wapentake and part of the Beverley Registration District (1837-1930).

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.


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