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Skerne, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Skerne, a parish, with a village, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles SE of Great Driffield station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Driffield. Acreage, 2762; population, 182. The manor belongs to Lord Londesborough. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £64. Patron, Lord Londesborough. The church has a Norman chancel arch, a chancel, nave, and embattled western tower.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Poor Law unionDriffield 
RidingEast 
WapentakeHarthill 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Skerne:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1813-19131756-18121561-18371561-1988

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Skerne from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Skerne 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
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield