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Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Etton, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the Wolds, 1 mile from Cherry Burton station on the N.E.R., and 4½ NW of Beverley, with a post and money order office under Cherry Burton; telegraph office, Cherry Burton. Acreage, 3729; population, 398. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £498 with residence. Patron, Lord Hotham. The church is Norman, has a low tower, and was restored in 1869. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishEtton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBeverley 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Etton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Etton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU17
Post TownBeverley