Ottringham, East Riding of Yorkshire
Ottringham, a village and a parish in The E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on Ottringham Drain, near the Hull and Withernsea railway, 3½ miles WNW of Patrington, and has a station on the railway, and a post and money order office under Hull; telegraph office, Patrington. The parish comprises 4305 acres; population, 515. There is a parish council consisting of eleven members and a chairman. Ottringham Drain rises a short way N of the village, and runs 5¼ miles south-south-westward to the Humber. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; net value, £107, The church is in the Early and Decorated English style; comprises a clerestoried nave, open timber roofs, a chantry, a S porch, and a tower with octagonal spire 100 feet high, and was restored in 1860. The charities are: the church lands, left in the 16th century, the income from which is applied to the maintenance of the services, the upkeep and repair of the church, and the relief of the poor; and also two poor houses. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Ottringham St. Wilfrid|
|Poor Law union||Patrington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Ottringham:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Ottringham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Ottringham (St. Wilfrid))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Ottringham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: