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Easington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Easington, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the coast, in the Spurn Head Peninsula, 6 miles SE of Patrington town and railway station, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Hull. Acreage, 2236; population, 371. The parish includes also the township of Out-Newton. Population, 746. The living is a vicarage, united in 1868 with Kilnsea and Skeffling, in the diocese of York; joint value, £288 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is chiefly Early English, and has a late Norman doorway. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, a cemetery, and a coastguard station with rocket apparatus.

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 parishEasington All Saints 
Poor Law unionPatrington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Easington 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 Easington 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 districtHU12
Post TownHull