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Burton Pidsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Burton-Pidsea, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on an eminence, with an extensive view, 3½ miles NNE of Burstwick railway station, and 9 NW by N of Patrington, and has a post and money order office under Hull; telegraph office, Hedon. The parish comprises 2304 acres; population, 342. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £200 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church, which is an ancient building in the Later English style, was restored in 1866. There are also a Wesleyan chapel and an iron and brass foundry.

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 parishBurton-Pidsea St. Peter, or St. Mary 

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 districtHU12
Post TownHull