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Rimswell, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rimswell, a village and a township in Owthorne parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles N of Patrington, 2½ from Withernsea station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Withernsea. Acreage, 1234; population, 123. The manor belongs to the Clifford-Constable family. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishOwthorne 
Poor Law unionPatrington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rimswell from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU19
Post TownWithernsea