[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"WITHERNWICK, a parish in the wapentake of Holderness, and liberty of St. Peter's; 8 miles N. of Hedon, 6 from Hornsea. The church (see Churches for photograph) of which the Prebendary of Abp. Holm, in York cathedral is the patron, is a low ancient structure, dedicated to St. Alban, the Rev. George Kelly, is the vicar, and the Rev. William Craven, the curate. Pop. 370."