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Routh, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Routh, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles ENE of Beverley railway station, with a post office under Beverley; money order office, Leven; telegraph office, Tickton. Acreage, 2438; population, 169. The manor belongs to Lord Londesborough. Remains of a buried oak forest are in low lands here, and about 600 trees were dug up in 1838 within a space of 14 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £400 with residence. Patron, Lord Londesborough. The church is of the 14th century, consists of chancel, nave, and embattled western tower, and was restored in 1835.

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 parishRouth All Saints 
Poor Law unionBeverley 

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 Routh 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 Routh 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:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU17
Post TownBeverley