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East Cottingwith, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Cottingwith, East, a township-chapelry and village in Aughton parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent and the Pocklington Canal, 3½ miles N of Bubwith railway station, and 8½ NE of Selby. Post town, York; money order and telegraph office, Bubwith. Acreage, 1244; population, 233. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Aughton, in the diocese of York; joint net value, £172 with residence. The church is small and plain, and there are also a Wesleyan chapel and a Friends' meeting-house.

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

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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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork