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Help and advice for In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Swine:

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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Swine:


"ARNOLD, in the parishes of Long Riston and Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3½ miles N. of Swine, 7 miles ENE. of Beverley. Population, 101." - -(See Long Riston for directory)


"BENNINGHOLME, a small hamlet, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2 miles NNW. of Swine, 8 miles E. of Beverley. Population, 97."


"BENNINGHOLME GRANGE, f.h. in the township of Benningholme and parish of Swine; 2¼ miles NNW. of Swine, 7 miles from Beverley, 9 from Hull."


"BILTON, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2¼ miles SE. of Swine, 4 miles NE. of Hull. A small though pleasant village, healthfully situated on the high road from Hull to Hedon. When most of the towns and villages were built of mud this place being then the residence of a number of gentry, who erected in it brick buildings, obtained the appellation of Built Town, now contracted to Bilton. The church, dedicated to St. Peter (see Churches for photograph), is extremely ancient, and is thought by most antiquarians to have formerly been parochial, from its having bells in the tower, at the time when none but parochial churches were allowed them. On account of its vicinity to Hull. and being immediately in the public road, land conveyances of every kind pass and re-pass daily. Population 91."


"BURTON CONSTABLE, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3½ miles E. of Swine, 5 miles N. of Hedon. Near to this hamlet stands the ancient and elegant mansion of Sir Thomas B. Constable, Bart. pleasantly situated in the centre of a large park, well stocked with deer, and fruitful gardens, ornamented with water works."


"CONISTON, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¼ miles ESE. of Swine, 7 miles NE. of Hull. Pop. 137"


"DOWTHORPE HALL, a farm house in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¾ miles NE. of Swine, 7 miles NW. of Hull."


"FAIRHOLME, a farm house in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¾ miles NW. of Swine, 7 miles NW. of Hedon."


"GANSTEAD, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1½ miles SE. of Swine, 4½ miles NNW. of Hedon. Population, 61."


"LANGTHORPE HALL, a farm house in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3 miles NE. of Swine, 9 miles N. of Hedon."


"MARTON, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3½ miles NE. of Swine, 7 miles N. of Hedon. There is no place of worship here except a Catholic chapel. Population, 129."


"NEW ELLERBY, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 3 miles NE. of Swine, 6 miles N. of Hedon. Pop. included with Old Ellerby."


"NORTH SKIRLAUGH, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2½ miles NNE. of Swine, 7½ miles SW. of Hornsea. Population, including Rowton, 260."


"OLD ELLERBY, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2¼ miles ENE. of Swine, 6 miles N. of Hedon. Pop. with Dowthorp, Langthorp, & Oubrough, 233."


"OUBROUGH, 3 farm houses in the township of Ellerby, and parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¼ miles ENE. of Swine, 6 miles NNW. of Hedon."


"ROWTON, 3 farm houses in the township of Arnold-with-Routon and North Skirlaugh, and parish of Swine, north-division of Holderness; 3½ miles S. of Swine, 7½ miles from Beverley, 9 from Hull, 15 from Driffield. --Pop. included in Arnold."


"SKIRLAUGH, in the parish of Swine; the modern village of Skirlaugh is made up of the old North and South Skirlaugh. (CH - 2001)"


"SOUTH SKIRLAUGH, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2¼ miles N. of Swine, 9 miles NE. of Hull. The population of this place amounts to 211." (There is further information for South Skirlaugh).


"THIRTLEBY, in the parish of Swine, and wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2½ miles ESE. of Swine, 7 miles NE. of Hull. Pop. 61."


"TURMER HALL, a farm house in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 1¼ miles ENE. of Swine, 4 miles from Hedon."


"WOODHALL, (the seat of William Henry Maister, Esq.) in the township of Ellerby, and parish of Swine; 2¼ miles ENE. of Swine, 7½ miles from Hull,"


"WYTON, in the parish of Swine, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 2¾ miles ESE. of Swine, 4 miles N. of Hedon A delightfully situated village. Population, 95."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]