Bainton Yorkshire Family History Guide

Bainton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Neswick.

Alternative names: 

Riding: East Riding

Parish church: 

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • North Dalton
  • Middleton on the Wolds
  • Kirkburn
  • Hutton Cranswick
  • Kilnwick

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAINTON, a township, a parish, and a subdistrict, in the district of Driffield, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Wolds, 4½ miles W by S of Hutton Cranswick r. station, and 6 SW of Great Driffield. It has a post office under Driffield, and is a seat of petty sessions. Acres, 2,320. Real property, £4,411. Pop., 399. Houses, 78. The parish includes also the township of Neswick. Acres, 3,280. Real property, £6,086. Pop., 465. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £757. Patron, St. John's college, Oxford. The church is ancient but very good. The subdistrict comprises seven parishes and part of another. Acres, 31,014. Pop., 4,009. Houses, 759.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Driffield
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
Poor Law Union: Driffield
Hundred: Harthill
Province: York