The Ancient Parish of HUTTON CRANSWICK
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"HUTTON CRANSWICK, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 3½ miles S. of Driffield. The church is dedicated to St. Peter (see Churches for photograph); and the living which is a vicarage in the patronage of Lord Hotham, is at present enjoyed by the Rev. Joseph Rigby. Here is also a Methodist chapel, and a Sunday school. Pop. 917."
"CORPS LANDING, in the parish of Hutton Cranswick, and wapentake of Harthill; 2½ miles E. of Hutton Cranswick, 6 miles SE. of Driffield. A wharf on the river Hull."
"GANWICK, or Gannock, a farm house in the township and parish of Hutton Cranswick; 3½ miles from Driffield."
"ROTSEA, in the parish of Hutton Cranswick, and wapentake of Harthill; 2¾ miles E. of Hutton Cranswick, 6 miles SE. of Driffield. Pop. 23."
"SUNDERLANDWICK, in the parish of Hutton Cranswick, and wapentake of Harthill; 1¾ miles NNW. of Hutton Cranswick, 2 miles SSW. of Driffield on the Beverley road. This was anciently a considerable village. It now contains only a few farmhouses. The township and manor are the property of Horner Reynard, Esq. Sunderlandwick lodge. Pop. 60."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of over 800 gravestones in Hutton Cranswick Churchyard with linked surname index.
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Peter's Church, Hutton Cranswick. (The Church's website is here.)
- St. Peter's Church, Hutton Cranswick, showing the trees trying to destroy the Church.
- The Methodist Church, Hutton Cranswick, founded in 1861. (The Church's website is here.)
- Transcript of the entry for Hutton Cranswick in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Bulmer's 1892 History and Directory of the East Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Hutton Cranswick to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA022525 (Lat/Lon: 53.958501, -0.443898), Hutton Cranswick which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- A transcription of the School Timetables, around 1902-3 in Adobe pdf format.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish