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Welwick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Welwick, a village and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 2 miles ESE of Patrington railway station, and 17 SE of Hull. Post town, Patrington; money order and telegraph office, Patrington. The parish comprises the hamlets of Plowland, Thorpe, and Weeton. Acreage, 3608 of land and 1489 of foreshore and water; population, 313. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £75. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and western tower. The S aisle, re-roofed in 1886, contains an ancient altar-tomb bearing the effigy of a priest. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishWelwick St. Mary 
Poor Law unionPatrington 

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 Welwick:


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 Welwick 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 Welwick 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 districtHU12
Post TownHull