Hollym  East Riding


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

HOLLYM, a township and a parish in Patrington district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies near the coast, adjacent to the Hull and Holderness railway, 1½ mile S of Withernsea r. station, and 2½. NE of Patrington. Acres, 2, 530. Real property, £3, 195. Pop., 423. Houses, 82. ...

The parish contains also the township of Withernsea, which has a post office under Hull. Acres, of the parish, 3, 740. Real property, £4, 529. Pop., 623. Houses, 126. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the Rev.Sykes. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Withernsea, in the diocese of York. Value, £420. Patron, the Rev.J. Hague. The church is modern, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school.

Hollym through time

Hollym 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 Hollym itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th October 2020

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