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Foggathorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Foggathorpe, a village and a township in Bubwith parish, E.R. Yorkshire, with a station on a branch of the N.E.R., 7 miles N by E of Howden, and a post office under Selby; money order and telegraph office, Bubwith. Bricks and drain pipes are manufactured. Acreage, 1323; population, 131. There is a Wesleyan 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 
Civil parishBubwith 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Foggathorpe 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO8
Post TownSelby