"RISE, a parish, and township in the N. division of the wapentake of Holderness, East Riding county York, 10½ miles N.E. of Hull, its post town, and 8 N.E. of Beverley. The village, which is of small extent, is situated near the Hull and Hornsea turnpike-road, and is wholly agricultural. Petty sessions are held here. The soil principally consists of clay. The land is nearly evenly divided between arable and pasture, and there is 184 acres of wood. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £537 15s. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of York, value £550, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a spired tower containing three bells. It has some stained windows, and several monuments to the Bethell Family. Prior to the Reformation the church had two chantries, dedicated to SS. Mary and Thomas. The parochial charities produce about £14 per annum. There is a free school for both sexes, in which a Sunday-school is held. Rise Park is the principal residence. Lord Westbury is lord of the manor and principal landowner."