Fordon

FORDON, a chapelry, in the parish of Hunmanby, union of Bridlington, wapentake of Dickering, E. riding of York, 12½ miles (N. by E.) from Driffield; containing 63 inhabitants. It comprises about 1500 acres of land, and is situated four miles south-west from the village of Hunmanby. The chapel is a small ancient structure, of which the chancel was rebuilt, and the rest of the edifice repaired, in 1829; service is performed only a few times during the year.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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