In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fridaythorpe like this:
FRIDAYTHORPE, a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles-SSW of Fimber r. station, and 10 W by N of Great Driffield. It has a post office under York. Acres, 2, 070. Real property, £1, 659. Pop., 332. Houses, 72. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £200.* Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is Norman, and has a low tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a Primitive Methodist chapel, and a national school.
Fridaythorpe is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fridaythorpe itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fridaythorpe, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th March 2017
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