Bubwith  East Riding


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

BUBWITH, a township, a parish, and a subdistrict in Howden district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, and on the Selby and Market-Weighton railway, 6¼ miles NE by E of Selby; and has two stations on the railway, Bubwith and Bubwith-High-Field, ¾ of a mile distant from each other, and a post office‡ under Howden. ...

Acres, 1,420. Real property, £2,833. Pop., 554. Houses, 125. The parish contains also the townships of Harlthorpe, Foggathorpe, Gribthorpe, Willitoft, Spaldington, and Breighton-cum-Gunby. Acres, 10,154. Real property, £12,753. Pop., 1,453. Houses, 303. The property is subdivided. A bridge, of three large and seven smaller arches, is on the Derwent at Bubwith township. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £102.* Patrons, alternately the Lord Chancellor and the Dean and Chapter of York. The church is a fine edifice of nave, aisles, and chancel, with square, embattled, and pinnacled tower; and was renovated in 1792. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £21. Bishop Nicholas de Bubwith, who attended the council of Constance, was a native. The subdistrict includes another parish and part of a third. Acres, 15,861. Pop., 2,108. Houses, 431.

Bubwith through time

Bubwith 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 Bubwith itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2021

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