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COTTINGHAM: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

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"COTTINGHAM, a parish in the E.R. of Yorkshire, near Hull, bel. formerly to the families of Stutevil and Wake; one of which latter obtained a grant of K. Edw. II. for a Mt. here, and 2 Fairs on the days of St. Thomas and St. Martin; and a license to make a castle of his manor-house. The r. Hull falls, about 6 m. from hence, into the Humber."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]