Place:Naburn, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesNabornesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 308
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates53.9°N 1.084°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoEscrick Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1935
Derwent Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1935-1974
Selby District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district of which it was a part 1974-1996
York, Yorkshire, Englandunitary authority in which it has been located since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Naburn is a small village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the eastern side of the River Ouse about 4 miles (6.4 km) south of York. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 470.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Deighton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"NABURN, a village in Escrick parish, and a township-chapelry partly also in Acaster-Malbis parish, [East Riding] Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Ouse, at the boundary of [the West Riding of] Yorkshire, 4 miles N E by E of Copmanthorpe [railway] station, and 4 S of York; and has a ferry on the Ouse, and a post-office under York. The chapelry comprises 2,466 acres. Real property: £4,648; of which £30 are in fisheries. Population: 471; Houses: 92; Population of the Escrick portion: 382; Houses: 76."

From 1894 until 1935, Naburn was located in Escrick Rural District. In 1935 the Escrick Rural District was abolished and its place was taken by Derwent Rural District which administered the local area until the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974. From 1974 until 1996, Naburn was in the Selby District of North Yorkshire. In 1996 the City of York, a unitary authority, expanded its borders to include Naburn.

Historically, Naburn was partly in Acaster Malbis parish and partly in the ecclesiastical parish of York St. George. Both were in the wapentake of Ouse and Derwent.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Naburn. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Acaster Malbis provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • British History Online has an article from the Victoria County Histories on Naburn
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Naburn.
  • 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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