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Sutton and Stoneferry, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sutton and Stoneferry, a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the Hull and Hornsea railway, 3 miles NE by N of Hull. It has a railway station, and a post, money order, and telegraph office at Sutton, under Hull, and a post and telegraph office at Stoneferry. Acreage, 4718 of land, and 44 of water and foreshore; population, 13,300, of which 12,057 are in the county borough of Kingston-upon-Hull. A Carmelite friary was founded here in the time of Edward I. The living of St James' is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £110 with residence. The church had formerly a chantry; is in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, and was restored and reseated in 1867-68, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and western tower. A section was formed in 1844 into the ecclesiastical parish of Hull St Mark. Population, 11,330. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, a reading-room, opened in 1882, a college for clergymen's widows and daughters, founded in 1720 and almshouses.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: