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Waxholme, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Waxholme, a hamlet and a township in Owthorne parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 5½ miles NNE of Patrington, and 2 from Withernsea station on the N.E.R. Post town, Hull; money order and telegraph office, Withernsea. Acreage of township, 533 of land and 62 of foreshore; population, 71. Sir F.A.T. Clifford-Constable, Bart, is lord of the manor. There is a coastguard station.

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


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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishOwthorne 
Poor Law unionPatrington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Waxholme from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Waxholme 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
Postal districtHU19
Post TownWithernsea