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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BURSTWICK, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness, 3 miles SE of Hedon. The church is an ancient structure (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to All Saints, of which the Rev. Wm. Clarke, M. A. is vicar, and the executors of the Earl of Cardigan the patrons. There is in the chancel an elegant painting, representing the Sacrament of the Lord's supper. Population, with Skeckling, 436."

"NUTHILL, a farm house in the township and parish of Burstwick; 1½ miles NNW. of Burstwick, 3 miles from Hedon. 9 from Hull."

"NUTTLES HALL, a farm house in the township and parish of Burstwick; 3¼ miles NNW. of Burstwick, 4 miles from Hedon, 8 from Hull."

"RYEHILL, in the parish of Burstwick, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¼ miles SSW. of Burstwick, 3 miles SE. of Hedon. Pop. 315."

"SKECKLING, in the parish of Burstwick, with which it forms the township of Burstwick cum Skeckling, in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness, 3 miles SE of Hedon. For Population, Directory and other particulars, see Burstwick.

There is no village of the name of Skeckling, it is merely the name of a parish."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]


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