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The Ancient Parish of FOSTON ON THE WOLDS

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"FOSTON ON THE WOLDS, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering; 6 miles ESE. of Driffield. There is here a church, dedicated to All Saints (see Churches for photograph), of which the King is patron, and the Rev. Sidney Smith rector; there are also Methodist and Calvinist chapels. Pop. 300."


"BRIGHAM, in the parish of Foston on the Wolds, and wapentake of Dickering; 2 miles SW. of Foston on the Wolds, 5 miles SE. of Driffield. Pop. 103."


"FISH HOLME, a farm house in the township of Brigham, and parish of Foston on the Wolds; 2½ miles SW. of Foston on the Wolds, 5½ miles from Driffield."


"GEMBLING, in the parish of Foston on the Wolds, and wapentake of Dickering; 1 mile NNE. of Foston on the Wolds, 7 miles E. of Driffield. Pop. 87."


"GREAT KELK, in the parish of Foston on the Wolds, and wapentake of Dickering; 1¼ miles N. of Foston on the Wolds, 6¾ miles E. of Driffield. Pop. 158."

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

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