Hollym, East Riding of Yorkshire
Hollym, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies near the coast, adjacent to the Hull and Holdemess railway, 1½ mile S of Withernsea railway station, and 2½ miles NE of Patrington. Acreage, 2120; population, 235. The parish contains also the township of Withernsea, which has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Hull. Acreage of the parish, 2366; population of the civil parish, 1168; of the ecclesiastical, 682. The manor belongs to the Sykes family. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Withernsea, in the diocese of York; gross value, £290. The church was rebuilt in 1884, and has a tower. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel and an endowed school.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hollym St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Patrington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hollym from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hollym (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Hollym are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: