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Withernwick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Withernwick, a village and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, 1½ mile ESE of Whitedale station on the N.E.R., and 5½ miles SSW of Hornsea. There is a post office under Hull; money order office, Aldborough; telegraph office, Burton Constable (R.S.) Acreage, 2861; population, 365. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor belongs to the Bethell family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York, gross value, £247 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and a Foresters' hall.

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 parishWithernwick St. Alban 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtHU11
Post TownHull