In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winestead like this:
WINESTEAD, a parish in Patrington district, E. R. Yorkshire; on the Hulland Holderness railway, 1½ mile WNW of Patrington. It has a post-office under Hull, and a r. station. Acres, 2,570. Real property, £2,878. Pop., 173. Houses, 27. The manor, with W. Hall, belongs to T. B. Hildyard, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £247.* Patron, Mrs. Hildyard. The church is ancient. Andrew Marvel, of the time of Charles I., was a native.
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 Winestead 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 Winestead and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winestead, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 10th December 2013
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