Sculcoates, East Riding of Yorkshire
Sculcoates, a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, lying wholly within Hull borough. It is cut into two sub-districts, East and West, and has a railway station and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Hull. Acreage, 738; population, 54,182. The land was held at Domesday by Ralph de Mortimer, went afterwards to a priory founded on it, had scarcely 100 inhabitants so late as about 1770, but began to be a populous suburb of Hull immediately after the construction of the Hull docks. The parish is ecclesiastically cut into six sections-St Mary, Christchurch, St Paul, St Philip, St Silas, and All Saints-all in the diocese of York. The livings are all vicarages except Christchurch, which is a perpetual curacy. The gross value of All Saints is £500; patron, the Lord Chancellor; of Christchurch, £397; patron, the Vicar of Sculcoates; of St Mary, £207; of St Paul, £332 with residence; patron, the Crown and the Archbishop alternately; of St Philip, £235 with residence; of St Silas, £238 with residence; patron, the Archbishop. There are several dissenting chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Sculcoates St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Sculcoates|
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 Sculcoates:
|All Saints & St Mary's||1895-1914||1754-1876||1754-1789||1813-1888|
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Sculcoates from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Sculcoates (St. Mary))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Sculcoates 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: