Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for SUTTON

SUTTON, a parish in Sculcoates district, E. R. Yorkshire; on the Hull and Hornsea railway, 3 miles NE by N of Hull. It includes the Stoneferry suburb of Hull; forms a sub-district; and has a post-office under Hull, and a r. station. Acres, 4,450. Real property, £30,494; of which £215 are in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 7,783; in 1861, 8,348. Houses, 1,720. The property is much subdivided. A Carmelite friary was founded here in the time of Edward I. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £137. Patron, H. Broadley, Esq. The church had formerly a chantry. A section, which had a pop. of 7,172 in 1861, was formed, in 1844, into the chapelry of Hull-St. Mark. There are an endowed school with £12 a year, two alms-house hospitals, and other charities £9.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Sutton on Hull CP       Sculcoates RegD/PLU       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Sutton on Hull

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