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THWING: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

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"THWING, a parish in the wapentake of DICKERING, East riding of the county of YORK, 8 miles W.N.W. from Bridlington, containing, with the townships of Octon, Octon-Grange, and Wold-Cottage, 314 inhabitants. The living is a rectory in medieties, in the archdeaconry of the East riding, and diocese of York, each rated in the king's books at £8. 12. 1., and in the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to All Saints."


"OCTON, a township in the parish of THWING, wapentake of DICKERING, East riding of the county of YORK, 8 miles W. from Bridlington. The population is returned with the parish."


"OCTON GRANGE, a township in the parish of THWING, wapentake of DICKERING, East riding of the county of YORK, 9 miles W.N.W. from Bridlington. The population is returned with the parish."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]