Place:Wigginton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameWigginton
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.016°N 1.084°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoFlaxton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it was located 1974-1996
York, Yorkshire, Englandunitary authority of which it has been a part since 1996
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wigginton is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It is situated north of York. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 3,714. Prior to 1996 it had been part of the Ryedale district.

Wigginton is bordered on the east by the township of Haxby, the A1237 York Outer ring Road to the south, the B1363 to the west and open farmland to the north.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Wigginton was part of Flaxton Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Bulmer Wapentake.

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