The Ancient Parish of EASTRINGTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"EASTRINGTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Howdenshire; 4 miles ENE.
of Howden. Here is an ancient church, dedicated to St. Michael (see Churches for photograph), of which the
king is the patron; likewise a Methodist chapel, and a free school, endowed with
£30. per annum. Population, 375.
In 1727, Mr. Joseph Hewsley of this place, endowed a Free School here, with
land, for teaching the poor children of the parish to read and write: annual
value in 1787, £20."
Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Eight And Forty Houses
- Green Oak
- New Land
- River Bridge
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- Suan Butler has a web-page dealing with the history etc.
St. Michael's church, Eastrington.
- Susan Butler's
Eastrington web-site has a brief history of Eastrington,
along with histories of the school and the church etc.
- 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:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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