Burstwick, East Riding of Yorkshire
Burstwick, a village, a township, and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire. The township is joined with Skeckling, includes part of Ridgmont, lies on the Hull and Withernsea railway, near the Humber, 8 miles ESE of Hull, and has a station on the railway, and a post and money order office under Hull; telegraph office, Hedon. Acreage of the township, 4338; population, 437; of the parish, 700. The parish contains also the townships of Ryhill and Camerton. The living is a discharged vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £240 with residence. The church is Later English, and was completely restored in 1893. There are also Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and small charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Burstwick All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Patrington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Burstwick from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Burstwick (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Burstwick are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: