Place:Scarborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameScarborough Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates54.28°N 0.4°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1953)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoScarborough Borough, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district covering the area since 1974

Scarborough Rural District was an administrative division of the North Riding of Yorkshire surrounding the town of Scarborough. The whole of the rural district was absorbed into Scarborough Municipal Borough in 1953. In the municipal reorganization of 1974, Whitby and its Rural District joined with Scarborough to become Scarborough Borough, North Yorkshire.

Civil Parishes

The following parishes were located in Scarborough Rural District:

Civil parishParish statusDuration Notes
Brompton by Sawdonparish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974
Broxatownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Burniston (near Scarborough)township, civil parish 1894-1974
Cayton (near Scarborough)civil parish 1894-1974
Cloughtonchapelry, civil parish 1894-1974
East Aytontownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Gristhorpetownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Hacknessparish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974
Harwood Dalechapelry, civil parish 1894-1974
Hutton Buscelparish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974
Irtontownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Lebberstontownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Scalby (near Scarborough)parish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1902 became an urban district in 1909
Seamer (near Scarborough)parish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974
Silphotownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Snaintonchapelry, civil parish 1894-1974
Stainton Daletownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Suffield cum Everleytownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Throxenbytownship, civil parish 1894-1909 absorbed into Scalby in 1909
Troutsdaletownship, civil parish 1894-1974
West Aytontownship, civil parish 1894-1974
Wykehamparish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Guisborough Rural District. This section provides statistics on population and industry, as well as a listing of the civil parishes and the alterations to the municipal organization.