Welcome to Melbourne

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Introduction

Melbourne is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of the market town of Market Weighton and 4.5 miles (7 km) south-west of the market town of Pocklington. The village lies just to the south of the Pocklington Canal. According to the 2011 UK census, Melbourne parish had a population of 793, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 755.In 1823, Melbourne was in the civil parish of Thorton and the Wapentake of Harthill. Within the village was a Wesleyan and a Primitive Methodist chapel. Population at the time was 437. Occupations included two blacksmiths, two shoemakers, a joiner, a wheelwright & machine maker, a bricklayer, a cattle dealer, a shopkeeper, a brick & tile maker, and fourteen farmers, one of whom was the landlord of The Cross Keys public house. Resident in the village were two gentlemen and a yeoman, and Lieutenant General James Wharton, who was a Justice of the peace and the Commissioner of Taxes for the East and North Ridings. A carrier operated between the village and York once a week.

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Parish Information

Parish statistics

Area

1,472 hectares

Population

5,261 (2021)

Density

358 people/km2

Mean age

42.5

Ward

Melbourne

District

South Derbyshire

Postcodes

DE73

ONS ID

E04002914


Council

Contact details for Melbourne Parish Council, including current councillors, precept data and election results.

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Education

View educational establishments in Melbourne Parish. Data includes OFSTED rating and current appointed governors.

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Business

Business directory listing local businesses operating within Melbourne Parish.

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Planning

View recent planning applications submitted for Melbourne Parish.

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Property

Price paid data for all property sold in Melbourne Parish since 2018. Includes average prices for each property type.

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Heritage

Local heritage sites, historic churches, heritage pubs plus local heritage initiatives for Melbourne Parish.

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Local News

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Melbourne shipping container self-storage site likened to 'Amazon depot'

Published: 12th Feb 2024

Public hearing bypassed as controversial car park approved

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Public hearing bypassed as controversial car park approved

Published: 31st Oct 2023

10 places to visit in South Derbyshire

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10 places to visit in South Derbyshire

Published: 22nd Apr 2024