Snainton

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Snainton
A170 Snainton.jpg
The A170 road through Snainton
Snainton is located in North Yorkshire
Snainton
Snainton
Location within North Yorkshire
Population754 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE921823
• London185 mi (298 km) S
Civil parish
  • Snainton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSCARBOROUGH
Postcode districtYO13
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°13′41″N 0°35′14″W / 54.228100°N 0.587300°W / 54.228100; -0.587300Coordinates: 54°13′41″N 0°35′14″W / 54.228100°N 0.587300°W / 54.228100; -0.587300

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 Sir 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.[4]

Sydney Cross Harland (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.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Snainton Parish (1170217363)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Snainton Parish (36UG043)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Honorary degree for actor Sir Ben". BBC News Online. 18 July 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2008.
  4. ^ True, Alfred Charles (1937). A History of agricultural experimentation and research in the United States, 1607-1925 (1 ed.). Washington: Government Printing Office. pp. 52–53. OCLC 458404288.
  5. ^ Hutchinson, Sir Joseph, F.R.S. (1984). "Sydney Cross Harland". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Vol. 30: 299. JSTOR 769829.

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