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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HUGGATE, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 7½ miles NE. of Pocklington. The church (see Churches for photograph) is a rectory, dedicated to St. Mary, of which the King is the patron, is well built, with a good spire; there is also a Methodist chapel. There is in this village a well, 116 yards deep, which supplies the inhabitants of this village with water. Here are races held in the latter end of July. Population, 413."

"HUGGATE WOLD HOUSE, a farm house in the township and parish of Huggate; 1½ miles NW. of Huggate, 7 miles from Pocklington."

"PAINSLACK, 2 farm houses in the township and parish of Huggate; 1¾ miles NE. of Huggate, 7 miles from Driffield, 9 from Pocklington."

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


Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

  • Huggate (on the Driffield on line site).




Memorial Inscriptions