In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thorpe like this:
THORPE, a township in Howden parish, E. R. Yorkshire; 1½ mile N by E of Howden. Acres, 296. Real property, £398. Pop., 33. Houses, 8.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Thorpe has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Riding of Yorkshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Thorpe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thorpe, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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