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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"OTTRINGHAM, a parish in the southern division of the wapentake.of HOLDERNESS, East riding of the county of YORK, 6 miles E.S.E. from liedon, containing 637 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of the East riding, and diocese of York, endowed with 400 royal bounty, and 1200 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Chancellor of the University of Oxford. The church, dedicated to St. Wilfrid, is principally in the decorated style of architecture, with a tower surmounted by a spire. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Four poor children are instructed for the interest arising from 100 stock, the gift of Mary Fox, in 1792."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]

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