Roos  East Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Roos like this:

ROOSS, a village and a parish in Patrington district, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands 3¼ miles N N E of Ottringham r. station, and 7 E of Heden; and has a post-office under Hull. The parish contains also the hamlet of Bracken-Hill, and part of the township of Owstwick. Acres, with the rest of Owstwick, 3, 520. ...

Real property, with the rest of O., £6, 377. Pop., exclusive of the rest of O., 652. Houses, 154. The property is divided among a few. The manor was held, in the time of Henry I., by Peter de Ros, ancestor of Lord de Ros, and of the Scottish families of Rose and Ross. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £690.* Patron, Sir P. Sykes, Bart. The church is later English, and was restored in 1842. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, a national school, and charities £21.

Roos through time

Roos 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 Roos itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Roos, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th March 2019

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