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Skidby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Skidby, a village and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles WNW of Cottingham railway station, and 4 SSW of Beverley. There is a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Cottingham. Acreage, 1256; population, 327. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor belongs to Trinity College, Cambridge. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £248 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The church is good, and consists of chancel, nave, and a tower. There are also a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school.

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 unionBeverley 
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 Skidby:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1653-19151875-19301658-19301651-1973

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Skidby 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 Skidby 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 districtHU16
Post TownCottingham