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Eastrington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Eastrington, a village, a township, and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, with stations on the Hull and Barnsley and N.E.R., and a post office under Brough, with telegraph office at the railway station; money order office, Howden. Acreage, 2050; population, 436; of the ecclesiastical parish, 1677. The parish contains also the townships of Gilberdike, Bellasize, Portington and Cavil, Newport, Bishopsoil and Wallingfen; population, 1903. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient and contains some interesting monuments, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. There is a cemetery which was formed in 1875.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishEastrington St. Michael 
Poor Law unionHowden 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Eastrington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDN14
Post TownGoole