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Fangfoss with Spittle, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fangfoss with Spittle, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the York and Market-Weighton railway, 4 miles NW of Pocklington. There is a station on the railway. Post town, York; money order and telegraph office, Pocklington. The parish includes the hamlet of Spittle. Area, 1409 acres; population, 177. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of the diocese of York; net joint value, £220 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is in the Norman style, and was rebuilt in 1849-50. There are several small charities.

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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