Place:Kiplingcotes, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesClimbicotesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
Clinbicotesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
Coordinates53.885°N 0.585°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 it was located 1894-1974
Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish in which part of Kiplingcotes is situated
Dalton Holme, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish in which part of Kiplingcotes is situated
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Kiplingcotes is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately north-east of the market town of Market Weighton. to the east lies Etton.

It is split between the civil parishes of Dalton Holme and Etton.

Kiplingcotes is the location for the annual Kiplingcotes Derby horse race. The 495th event took place on 20 March 2014.

The hamlet was served by Kiplingcotes railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1865 and 1965.

In 1823 Kiplingcotes (then alternatively Kipling Coates House), was in the parish of Middleton on the Wolds. and the Wapentake of Harthill. Inhabitants included one farmer.

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From 1894 until 1974 Kiplingcotes was located in the Beverley Rural District. (Dalton Holme was formed in 1935 through a merger of the parishes of South Dalton and Holme on the Wolds.) The local ecclesiastical parish was Middleton on the Wolds in the wapentake of Harthill.

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.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Kiplingcotes. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Middleton on the Wolds provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
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