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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BRIDLINGTON, or Burlington, or Bridlington Old Town, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering; 8 miles from Hunmanby; 12 from Driffield, 18 from Scarborough, 40 from York, and 201 from London, by way of Lincoln. This town is situated on the Eastern coast, about a mile from the shore, in the recess of the commodious and beautiful bay to which it affords its name. It consists chiefly of one long irregularly framed street, extending along the Southern declivity of a small elevation, and its situation is both pleasant and salubrious." (There is further information for Bridlington).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Bridlington Quay
  • Buckton
  • Buckton Hall
  • Easton
  • Grindale
  • Hilderthorpe
  • Marton
  • Sewerby
  • Speeton
  • Wilsthorpe
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

Archives and Libraries

  • Bridlington Central Library is located in King Street, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15 2DF. It has an extensive local and family history section.




Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

  • Bridlington.net: here you will find information relating to all aspects of Bridlington, whether your interest is that of a potential visitor to the area or a Bridlington resident. (use the "Menu category" select at the top of the page).
  • Sewerby





Memorial Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (TA166706) East Huntow
    • (TA189704) Field House
    • (TA188710) High Barn
    • (TA204708) Lynhams
    • (TA191695) Marton Lodge
    • (TA154720) North Dale
    • (TA174704) North Mount
    • (TA172699) The Grange
    • (TA164701) West Huntow