Place:North Cliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameNorth Cliffe
Alt namesNorth Cliff
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.8224°N 0.6737°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoPocklington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the civil parish was located 1894-1935
South Cliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish to which it was merged in 1935
source: Family History Library Catalog

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North Cliffe is a hamlet in the [[Place:Sancton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England|East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated about 3 miles (4.8 km) north of North Cave, 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Newbald and 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Market Weighton. The hamlet bestrides Cliffe Road. On the eastern side lie the houses, and to the west is a small church/chapel.

Historically, North Cliffe was in the ecclesiastical parish of Sancton in the wapentake of Harthill. From 1894 until 1935, North Cliffe was a civil parish in the Pocklington Rural District. In 1935 it was abolished and the area was merged with the neighbouring parish of South Cliffe, sometimes known as North Cliffe and South Cliffe.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on North Cliffe. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Sancton provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on North Cliffe.
  • 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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