In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Atwick like this:
ATWICK, a hamlet and a parish in Skirlangh district, E. R. Yorkshire. The hamlet stands on the coast, 2 miles N of Hornsea r. station, and 13 NE of Beverley; and has a post office under Hull. The parish includes also the hamlets of Arran and Skirlington. Acres, 2,350; of which 165 are water. Real property, £3,186. ...
Pop., 319. Houses, 69. The property is much sub-divided. The land is undergoing encroachment by sea. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £149.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Fenwick's charity, for educating and apprenticing boys, has an income of £46, and other charities £13.
Atwick 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 Atwick itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Atwick, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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