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Butterwick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Butterwick, a township and a small parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles SSE of Sherburn station on the N.E.R. Post town, Scarborough, under York. Acreage, 1781; population, 92. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £63 with residence. Patron, the Rector of Foxholes. The church has an effigy of a knight in armour.

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 
Civil parishFoxholes 
Poor Law unionDriffield 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Butterwick from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: