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Thicket or Thickhed, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Thicket or Thickhed, a place in Weldrake parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 8 miles SE of York. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in the time of Richard I. by R. Fitz-Roger, and was given at the dissolution to the Askes.

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: