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Foxholes with Boythorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Foxholes with Boythorpe, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Wolds, 4½ miles SSE of Canton station on the N.E.R., and 10 N of Great Driffield, and includes the hamlet of Boythorpe. It has a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, Sherburn. Acreage, 2523; population, 263. There is an iron and brass foundry in the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net yearly value, £516 with residence. The church, rebuilt in 1866, has a fine Norman chancel-arch and a bell-turret, and is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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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