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Fridaythorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fridaythorpe, a township and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles SSW of Fimber railway station, and 10 W by N of Great Driffield, with a post office under York; money order office. Bishop Wilton; telegraph office, Pock-lington. Acreage, 1920; population, 280. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is Norman, and has a low tower. The oak roof, which was damaged by a storm in 1886, was repaired by public subscription. There are We&leyan and Primitive Methodist chapels

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionPocklington 
RidingEast 
WapentakeBuckrose 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Fridaythorpe:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1628-19141754-19291687-19201686-1988

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fridaythorpe from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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


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
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield