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Rise, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Rise, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile NW of Whitedale railway station, and 6 miles SSW of Hornsea. Post town, Hull; money order and telegraph office, Skirlaugh. Acreage, 2041; population, 181. All the property excepting the glebe belongs to the Bethell family, whose seat, Eise Park, is a mansion in the Italian style, built in 1820. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £360 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was rebuilt in 1845, and is a small building in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a tower with spire. It contains several stained glass windows and brasses to members of the Bethell family.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishRise All Saints 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rise from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Rise are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU11
Post TownHull