Tunstall, East Riding of Yorkshire
Tunstall, a village and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 4 miles from Withernsea station on the N.E.R. Post town, Hull; money order office, Roos; telegraph office, Withernsea. Acreage, 1305 of land and 165 of foreshore; population of the civil parish, 121; of the ecclesiastical, 159. The manor belongs to the Grimston family. The living is a rectory, with Hilston annexed, in the diocese of York; gross value, £190 with residence. Patrons, the Archbishop and Sir T. Sykes, Bart., alternately. The church is an ancient building in the Early English and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and an embattled western tower. The chancel was rebuilt in 1862, and the whole church thoroughly restored in 1874. The sea is constantly encroaching here.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Tunstall All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Patrington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Tunstall:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Tunstall from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Tunstall (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Tunstall are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: