COWICK, a township, in the parish of Snaith, union of Goole, Lower division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, W. riding of York, half a mile (S. E. by E.) from Snaith; containing 882 inhabitants. The township comprises by computation 8970 acres, and includes East and West Cowick, and the hamlets of Newbridge and Greenland. Cowick and Snaith have a peculiar jurisdiction, which extends over several neighbouring places. The Hall, a seat belonging to Viscount Downe, is a handsome mansion, in an extensive park. At West Cowick is an Independent meeting-house.