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Melbourne, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Melbourne, East Riding of Yorkshire

Melbourne is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles west of the market town of Market Weighton and 4.5 miles south west of the market town of Pocklington. It lies just to the south of the Pocklington Canal. The Pocklngton Canal Amenity Society runs boat trips from the Melbourne Arm of the canal, on its trip boat New Horizons.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE7544
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01759
Population755 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Melbourne, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Melburn ~ Middelburne ~ Midelborne

Melbourne, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Melbourne, township and vil., Thornton par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SW. of Pocklington, 3148 ac., pop. 462; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Melbourne Hall, seat.

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