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TUNSTALL: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

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"TUNSTALL, a parish, partly in the middle division of Holderness wapentake, and partly within the liberty of St. Peter's, East Riding county York, 8 miles E. of Hedon, and 6 N. of Patrington. Holderness is its post town. The village is situated on the coast of the German Ocean. The soil is chiefly clay. Upwards of 100 acres have been submerged by the encroachments of the sea within the present century. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York, value £52, in the patronage of the Succentor of York Cathedral. The church is dedicated to All Saints. Colonel Grimston is lord of the manor."

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