Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Hunmanby

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Hunmanby

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"HUNMANBY, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering, 8 miles from Bridlington, 39 from York, and 207 from London, about midway between Scarbro' and Bridlington, is well built, and pleasantly situated, being surrounded by 6,000 acres of fertile land, and adorned by a considerable quantity of ornamental wood, chiefly growing on an elevated site, called the Castle Hill, where are still to be traced the foundations of an ancient fortress. Hunmanby had formerly a market, which was held on Tuesday, but it has long been discontinued." (There is further information for Hunmanby).


"BARTINDALE, in the parish of Hunmanby, and wapentake of Dickering; 2¾ miles SSE. of Hunmanby. Here was formerly a chapel to Hunmanby, when it was called Barkerdale."


"FORDON, in the parish of Hunmanby, and wapentake of Dickering; 3¼ miles WSW. of Hunmanby; a chapelry (see Churches for photograph) to the vicarage of Hunmanby.

In this chapel service is only performed twice a year, viz. on Good Friday, and on the feast of St. Stephen."

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

Cemeteries

Churches

Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

  • Fordon (on the Driffield on line site).
You can see pictures of Hunmanby which are provided by:

Directories

Gazetteers

Memorial Inscriptions

  • The 1914-18 and 1939-45 War Memorial opposite the church in Hunmanby.

Names, Geographical

  • 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:
    • (TA072756) Grange Farm (Hunmanby Grange)
    • (TA138762) Hunmanby Gap
    • (TA118770) Moor House
    • (TA118782) Primrose Valley
    • (TA110788) Royal Oak

Societies