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HILSTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"HILSTON, a parish in the middle division of the wapentake of Holderness, East Riding county York, 9 miles N.E. of Hedon, and 14 N.E. of Hull, its post town. The village, which is small, is situated on the coast. The inhabitants are employed in agriculture. The soil is various and the land chiefly arable. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York, value £70. The church, dedicated to St. Margaret, is a small edifice with a wooden turret containing one bell."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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