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Sewerby with Marton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sewerby-with-Marton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Bridlington parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 2 miles NE of Bridlington and 1 mile from Flamborough station on the N.E.R., with a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Bridlington. Acreage of township, 2115 of land and 128 of water and foreshore; population, 628; of the ecclesiastical parish, with Marton and Grindall, 528. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor belongs to the Lloyd-Greame family, whose seat, Sewerby House, stands in a small park near the village. Marton Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £294 with residence. The church was built in 1847, and is in the Norman style, with tower and small spire; all its windows are stained. There are a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school.

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 parishBridlington 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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