SUTTON ON HULL: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
"SUTTON ON HULL, a parish in the middle division of Holderness wapentake, East Riding county York, 3½ miles N.E. of Hull, its post town. It is a station on the Hull and Hornsea branch of the North-Eastern railway. It is situated near the river Hull, and includes the hamlet of Stone-Ferry, on the left bank of the river. It had a White friary, founded in Edward I.'s time. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York, value £110. The church, dedicated to St. James, was rebuilt in 1841 at the Grooves, and once bad a chantry, value £14. The parochial charities produce about £21 per annum, of which sum £12 go to a school. In the village are two hospitals, or alms houses, one founded by Leonard Chamberlain, and rebuilt in 1800, for ten poor persons, and the other, erected in 1819, by bequest of Mrs. Watson, for widows and orphan daughters of clergymen."
"STONEFERRY, a village in the parish of Sutton on Hull, middle division of Holderness wapentake, East Riding county York, 1 mile N.N.E. of Hull."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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