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Sigglesthorne, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sigglesthorne, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 3 miles NW of Hatfield, and 3½ WSW of Hornsea, and has a station on the N.E.R. and a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Seaton. Acreage, 1031; population of township, 217; of the ecclesiastical parish, 724. The parish contains also the townships of Catfoss, Great and Little Hatfield, and Seaton and Wassand. Sigglesthorne Hall and Wassand Hall are the chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; gross value, £581 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and embattled western tower.

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 parishSigglesthorne St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

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 districtHU11
Post TownHull