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Cherry Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Cherry Burton, a township, a village, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village is 3 miles NW of Beverley, and has a station on a branch of the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office (S.O.) Acreage of township, 3469; population, 429. Cherry Burton Hall and Cherry Burton House are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £538 with residence. The church of St Michael, rebuilt in 1852-53, is in the Early Decorated style, and has an embattled western tower; it contains a carved stone pulpit and a beautiful font. The register dates back to 1561. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Cherry Burton Parish Registers (Christenings, Marriages, Burials), 1561-1740 (£)

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Civil Registration

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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 districtHU17
Post TownBeverley