Place:Great Givendale with Grimthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameGreat Givendale with Grimthorpe
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.9737°N 0.7635°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoPocklington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1935
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Great Givendale with Grimthorpe is a civil parish based on the hamlets of Great Givendale and Grimthorpe in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Pocklington. Since 1935 it has formed part of the civil parish of Millington.

Historically, Great Givendale with Grimthorpe was in the ecclesiastical parish of Great Givendale in the wapentake of Harthill. From 1894 until 1935, As a civil parish it was located in Pocklington Rural District.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Great Givendale and Grimthorpe. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Great Givendale provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Great Givendale with Grimthorpe.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
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