North Frodingham, Yorkshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1868.


Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"NORTH FRODINGHAM, a parish in the N. division of the wapentake of Holderness, East Riding county York, 6 miles S.E. of Great Driffield, its post town, and 12 N.E. of Beverley. It is situated on the eastern bank of the river Hull, and includes the hamlet of Emmotland. A market was formerly held here. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of York, value £250. The church is an ancient edifice dedicated to St. Elgin. There are charities of about £2 yearly value. The Independents, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists have chapels, and there is a National school. Lord Westbury is lord of the manor. Fairs are held on the 10th July and 2nd October."

"EMMOTLAND, a hamlet in the parish of North Frodingham, East Riding county York, 5 miles S.E. of Great Driffield. It is situated in the vicinity of the river Hull."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013