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Barmston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Barmston, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 5 miles SE of Burton-Agnes railway station, and 8 S by W of Bridlington. Post town, Lowthorpe, under Hull. Acreage, 2391; population, 213. The manor belongs to Sir H. S. Boynton, Bart., and the ancient mansion on it is now a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £900. The church is Perpendicular English, has a Norman porch-door, had once a chantry, and contains a circular font with cable moulding, and a monument to Sir Martin de la Mare (1494) and others to the Boyntons. There is a Wesleyan chapel here, and an hospital for four old labourers, founded in 1726 by Sir Griffith Boynton, Bart.

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 parishBarmston All Saints 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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 districtYO25
Post TownDriffield