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Hotham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hotham, a village and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on Ermine Street, 3 miles NW of South Cave, and 1½ mile N from North Cave railway station, and has a post office (R.S.O.) under Brough; money order and telegraph office. North Cave. The parish comprises 2826 acres; population, 332. Hotham Carr and Hotham Moor are included in the parish. The manor belongs to the Cli-therow family of Hotham Hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £202 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient and good, and has a tower. There is also a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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


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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishHotham St. Oswald 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hotham from the following:

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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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
Postal districtYO43
Post TownYork