The Ancient Parish of KEYINGHAM
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"KEYINGHAM, or KYINGHAM, a parish in the wapentake & liberty of Holderness; 5 miles NW. of Patrington. This village is delightfully situated on an eminence, affording a fine prospect of the Humber and its various shores; the church dedicated to St. Nicholas (see Churches for photograph), and in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, is a small but ancient structure, and has undergone many repairs. In the year 1802, Edward Ombler, Esq. left £200. to be invested in the funds; the interest to be appropriated to the education of poor children belonging to the parish of Keyingham, and under the direction of the clergyman and church wardens for the time being. Pop. 639."
"KEYINGHAM MARSH, 3 or 4 farm houses in the township and parish of Keyingham; 1¾ miles SW. of Keyingham, 6 miles from Hedon, 6½ from Patrington."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of the over 140 gravestones and plaques at Keyingham Churchyard with linked surname index.
- Photographs of the over 430 gravestones at Keyingham Cemetery with linked surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Keyingham in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Keyingham.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the East Riding.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the The Post Office Directory of the, East and North Ridings, 1857
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1892. of the East Riding.
- There is further information about this parish from the Pigot's 1829 Directory, Yorkshire section.
- There is further information about this parish from the Pigot's 1834 Directory, Yorkshire section.
- 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 Keyingham to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA247254 (Lat/Lon: 53.710133, -0.112154), Keyingham 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.)
- The World Wars I and II Memorial in front of the Methodist Church, Keyingham.
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- (TA229251) Berrygate Hill
- 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