Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Patrington, a small town and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The town stands on the Hull and Withernsea branch of the N.E.R., 1¼ mile N of the Humber, and 14 miles ESE of Hull. It is thought by some to occupy the site of a temporary Roman station; was an important place long before the time of the Norman Conquest; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a post, money order, and telegraph omce under Hull, a railway station, a church, Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, assembly rooms, a temperance hall, almshouses, police station, and a workhouse. The church is a fine cruciform building of the time of Edward II.; exhibits features of both Decorated and Later English; comprises nave, with four bays, transepts, with eastern and western aisles, a Lady chapel, and chancel, with central tower and spire 180 feet high; and contains an octagonal font of Tadcaster stone, three sedilia with crocketed pinnacles, a piscina, and an Easter sepulchre. There are maltings, breweries, and flour mills. Roman coins have been found in the neighbourhood. A market was held on Monday, but, has been discontinued since the construction of the railway to Hull. The parish comprises 3738 acres of land; population, 1127. There is a parish council consisting of thirteen members. The manor belongs to the Marshall family. The living ia a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £429 with residence. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Patrington St. Patrick|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Patrington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Patrington (St. Patrick))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Patrington 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: