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Argam, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Argam or Ergham, a township and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the Wolds, 2½ miles WSW of Speeton railway station, and 5 NW of Bridlington, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, North Burton. Acreage, 559; population, 40. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York, united to that of Sewerby-cum-Marton; value, £37 with residence.

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 parishArgam St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Argam from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: