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Moortown, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Moortown, a township in Brandesburton parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles from Brandesburton, and 5½ NW of Hornsea. Post town and money order office, Brandesburton 5 telegraph office, Leven. Acreage, 513; population, 19.

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.


Online maps of Moortown 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:

RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtLS17
Post TownLeeds