Place:Scrayingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameScrayingham
Alt namesEscrainghamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Escringhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
Screnghamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.033°N 0.881°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 of which the civil parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Scrayingham is a village and civil parish now in North Yorkshire, formerly in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It notable for being the parish where George Hudson, the railway magnate, was born and buried.

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

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