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KILPIN, a township, in the parish and union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire, E. riding of York, 2 miles (S. E. by E.) from the town of Howden; containing 393 inhabitants. It comprises about 1000 acres, and contains the villages of Kilpin and Kilpin-Pike, the latter situated on the Ouse, and having several wharfs and warehouses, with much traffic in corn and coal, and a large tanning establishment.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.