From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with Sneinton.
The A170 road through Snainton
Snainton shown within North Yorkshire
|Population||754 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||185 mi (298 km) S|
|Shire county||North Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Scarborough and Whitby|
Prof. Sydney Cross Harland D.Sc., F.R.S. (19 July 1891 – 8 November 1982), Botanist, was born in the village, and died there in November 1982, after many commissions abroad. His Great-grandfather William, was the cousin of Edward Harland.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Snainton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Snainton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 July 2008.
- "Honorary degree for actor Sir Ben". BBC News Online. 18 July 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2008.
- Hutchinson, Sir Joseph, F.R.S.; "Sydney Cross Harland", Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society (1984), Vol. 30, p.299,