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Everingham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Everingham, a township and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on a head stream of the river Foulness, 5 miles W by N of Market Weighton, with a station on the N.E.R., and a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, Holme. Acreage, 2981; population, 276. Everingham Park is the seat of Lord Herries, J.P., who is lord of the manor and owner of all the land except the glebe. The mansion is a spacious building erected about a century ago, and has a large Roman Catholic chapel in the Classic style, attached, containing a curiously carved font, supposed to be Saxon. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £350 with residence. The church of St Everilda is an old building in the Norman style, partially restored in 1871. There is a Roman Catholic school, erected in 1871, supported by Lord Herries.

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 parishEveringham Blessed Virgin Mary 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtYO42
Post TownYork