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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


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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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 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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield