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Catwick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Catwick, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles from Hornsea station on the N.E.R., 4½from Whitedale station, and 8 from Beverley. Post town, Hull; telegraph office, Leven. Acreage of township, 1570; population, 231. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £160 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor.. The church was rebuilt in 1864, and is in the Decorated English style. There are Wesleyan 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 
Ecclesiastical parishCatwick St. Michael 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Catwick:


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Catwick from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Catwick are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU17
Post TownBeverley