The Ancient Parish of OTTRINGHAM
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"OTTRINGHAM, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness, 6 miles SE. of Hedon. The church is an ancient structure (see Churches for photograph), dedicated to St. Wilfrid, in the gift of the Chancellor of the college of Oxford, and the Rev. John Mackereth is the perpetual curate. There is also a neat Methodist chapel built in 1815, and a small free school for 20 children. Population, 637."
"OTTRINGHAM MARSH, a single house in the township and parish of Ottringham; 1½ miles SW. of Ottringham, 4 miles from Patrington."
"SALTAGH GRANGE, a farm house in the parish of Ottringham, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2½ miles SW. of Ottringham, 5 miles W. of Patrington."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of the over 480 gravestones and plaques at Ottringham with linked surname index.
- There was a church at Ottringham before the compilation of the Domesday book. In Pre-Reformation times the Church was served by Priests from the Monasteries to which at different times it was appropriated.
- Transcript of the entry for Ottringham in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- 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.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA268244 (Lat/Lon: 53.700645, -0.080766), Ottringham which are provided by:
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- 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.)
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- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish