Millington, East Riding of Yorkshire
|Millington shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Population||242 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||170 mi (270 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
The civil parish is formed by the village of Millington and the hamlets of Great Givendale and Ousethorpe. According to the 2011 UK census, Millington parish had a population of 242, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 217.
Nearby is Millington Woods and Millington Pastures. Millington Woods is one of the few remaining wooded dales in the Yorkshire Wolds. The woods includes Millington Springs, which formerly supported beds of watercress. Millington Pastures holds a stock of highland cattle, and is used for bike riding and walking.
Millington has two public houses: The Gait Inn and The Ramblers Rest.
In 1823 Millington was a village and civil parish in the Wapentake of Harthill and the Liberty of St Peter's. The eccesiastical parish living was under the patronage of the Dean of York. Population at the time was 282. Occupations included three farmers, a blacksmith, a wheelwright, a corn miller, a shopkeeper, and the landlord of The Gate public house. Resident were a school master, the parish vicar, and a gentleman.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Millington CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Millington CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 May 2008.
- Historic England. "Church of St Margaret (1161938)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
- Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 370.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8.
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