[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"DUNNINGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, and liberty of St. Peters; (the seat of J. Mortimer Baines, Esq.) 4 miles E. of York. The high road here divides the East from the North Riding, the church (see Churches
for photograph), of which the Earl of Bridgewater is the patron, and the Rev. Edward Jones the rector, is dedicated to St Nicholas; here is also a Methodist chapel Pop. 551."
"GRIMSTON, in the parish of Dunnington, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, and liberty of St. Peter's; 1¾ miles WSW. of Dunnington, 3 miles E. of York. Pop. 73."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]