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Houghton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Houghton, a hamlet in Sancton parish, E. R, Yorkshire, under the Wolds, 2 miles SSE of Market Weighton. Houghton Hall is a fine residence in a well-wooded park, and has a Roman Catholic chapel attached to it.

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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: