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Pollington

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Population  966 (2011 census)
Civil parish  Pollington
Local time  Thursday 8:29 AM
UK parliament constituency  Brigg and Goole
OS grid reference  SE613197
Country  England
Dialling code  01405
Unitary authority  East Riding of Yorkshire
Pollington
Ceremonial county  East Riding of Yorkshire
Region  Yorkshire and the Humber
Weather  7°C, Wind NE at 19 km/h, 89% Humidity

Pollington is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south-west of the town of Snaith and 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the M62 motorway. It lies on the north bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation.

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Map of Pollington, Goole, UK

According to the 2011 UK census, Pollington parish had a population of 966, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 939.

History

In 1940 the Royal Air Force built an airfield called RAF Snaith north-west of Pollington. From it flew primarily these bombing units: 150 Squadron with Wellingtons from 1941 to 1942 and 51 Squadron with Halifaxes from 1942 to 1945. After 1946 it fell into disuse.

Pollington parish was part of the Goole Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974, then in Boothferry district of Humberside until 1996.

References

Pollington Wikipedia


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