Place:Rawcliffe (near Snaith), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameRawcliffe (near Snaith)
Alt namesRawcliffe
Rawcliffe in Snaithsource: wikipedia
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.6997°N 0.965°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoGoole Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated 1894-1974
Boothferry District, Humberside, Englandadministrative district in which it was located 1974-1996
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another village named Rawcliffe located to the north of the City of York and within its ring road.

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Rawcliffe (or Rawcliffe in Snaith) is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Goole. It lies on the banks of the River Aire just north of the M62 and on the A614 road.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Rawcliffe and the hamlet of Rawcliffe Bridge which lies just to the south-east of the village. According to the 2011 UK census, Rawcliffe parish had a population of 2379, an increase on the 2001 census figure of 2087.

The parish was part of the Goole Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974, then in Boothferry district of Humberside until 1996.

A 20 acres (8 ha) Local Nature Reserve, Sugar Mill Ponds, has been created on the site of an old sugar factory at Rawcliffe Bridge.

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