Meltonby

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Meltonby
Meltonby is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Meltonby
Meltonby
Meltonby shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
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53°57′45″N 0°47′19″W / 53.962427°N 0.788697°W / 53.962427; -0.788697Coordinates: 53°57′45″N 0°47′19″W / 53.962427°N 0.788697°W / 53.962427; -0.788697

Meltonby is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Pocklington.

Together with the village of Yapham it forms the civil parish of Yapham cum Meltonby.

Road into Meltonby

Meltonby is listed in the Domesday Book as in the Hundred of Warter in the East Riding of Yorkshire. At the time of the survey the settlement contained thirteen villagers. five smallholders, four tributaries (rent payers), fifteen burgesses, a priest and a church. There were fifty-three ploughlands, woodland, and three mills. In 1066 Earl Morcar held the lordship, which in 1086 transferred to King William I, who was also Tenant-in-chief.[1]

In 1823 Meltonby was in the parish of Pocklington, and the Wapentake of Harthill. Population at the time was 78, with occupations including six farmers & yeomen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meltonby in the Domesday Book
  2. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 369
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Meltonby at Wikimedia Commons