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Huggate, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Huggate, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the Wolds, 4½ miles from Wetwang station on the N.E.R., and 7 NE of Pocklington, and has a post office under York; money order office, Warter; telegraph office, Pocklington. The parish comprises 7007 acres; population, 463. The manor belongs to the Jessop family. Danish earthworks and numerous barrows are on the hills, and there is a well nearly 350 feet deep. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £523 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was rebuilt in 1864, and has a tower and spire. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishHuggate St. Mary 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Huggate from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Huggate 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
Postal districtYO42
Post TownYork