Snainton

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Snainton
The Peacock Hotel, Snainton - geograph.org.uk - 1507013.jpg
The Peacock Hotel, 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
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. 30: 299. JSTOR 769829.

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