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Marton (South Skirlaugh), East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Marton, a village and a township in South Skirlaugh parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 6 miles N of Hedon, and half a mile from Barton Constable station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Skirlaugh; telegraph office, Bnrton Constable (R.S.) Acreage of township, 946; population, 70. The property belongs to the Constable family. There are an iron and brass foundry, an agricultural implement manufactory, and a Roman Catholic chapel. An ancient chapel of ease stood at Kirkgarth, but went to ruin.

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 
Civil parishSwine 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marton (South Skirlaugh) from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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