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The Ancient Parish of BRIDLINGTON

[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]

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