Snainton

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Coordinates: 54°13′41″N 0°35′14″W / 54.228100°N 0.587300°W / 54.228100; -0.587300

Snainton
Snainton is located in North Yorkshire
Snainton
Snainton
 Snainton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 754 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE921823
Civil parish Snainton
District Scarborough
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SCARBOROUGH
Postcode district YO13
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Scarborough and Whitby
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Snainton is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England.

According to the 2011 UK census, Snainton parish had a population of 754,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 891.[2]

Notable people[edit]

The actor Ben Kingsley was born in Snainton.[3]

George Vasey the botanist was also born in the village. He was responsible for the integration of the United States Department of Agriculture.

Sydney Cross Harland, a renowned figure in the field of Botanical Science, 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.

The A170 road through Snainton

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