Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"BEMPTON, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering, in the East Riding of the
county of York, 3 miles to the N.E. of Bridlington, its post and Union
town. It is pleasantly situated on the sea-coast, and is a station on the
Scarborough and Hull branch of the North-Eastern railway.
The living is a
donative curacy in the diocese of York, value £51, in the patronage of H.
Broadley, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The Wesleyan
Methodists have a chapel in the village."
by Colin Hinson ©2003
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