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Winestead, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Winestead, a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the Hull and Withernsea branch of the N.E.R., 1½ mile WNW of Patrington. It has a railway station and a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Patrington. Acreage, 2109; population, 151. Winestead Hall belongs to the Reckitt family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; net value, £174 with residence. The church is an ancient building in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, and S aisle, which was rebuilt in 1890, when the church was restored. Andrew Marvel, of the time of Charles I., was bom here.

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 parishWinestead St. German 
Poor Law unionPatrington 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Winestead from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU12
Post TownHull