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Holmpton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Holmpton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 3½ miles E by N of Patrington railway station, and 3j- from Withernsea railway station, where there is a post office. Acreage of township, 1874 of land, and 62 of water and foreshore; population, 195; of ecclesiastical parish, 130. Holmpton Hall, rebuilt in 1866, is the seat of the Parker family. There are excellent sands. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £89 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a small but substantial edifice, whose walls are 4 feet thick, with a tower, contains a Norman font, and a monument by Rossi of 1820; it was restored in 1875. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, also a coastguard station.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionPatrington 
RidingEast 
WapentakeHolderness 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Holmpton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1739-1915 1741-19291739-1989

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Holmpton from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Holmpton 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
CountryEngland
Postal districtHU19
Post TownWithernsea