Hutton Cranswick  East Riding


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

HUTTON-CRANSWICK, a village, a township, and a parish in Driffield district, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands adjacent to the Scarborough and Hull railway, 4 miles S of Great Driffield; and has a station on the railway, and a post office, of the name of Cranswick, under Driffield. The township comprises 4, 710 acres. ...

Real property, £6, 454. Pop. in 1851, 1, 189; in 1861, 1, 315. Houses, 302. The parish contains also the townships of Sunderlandwick and Rotsea, and comprises 6, 303 acres. Real property, £8, 423. Pop. in 1861, 1, 415. Houses, 315. The property is much subdivided. The manors belong to Lord Londesborough and Lord Hotham. The surface has bold tumulations, which command extensive views. The navigable river Hull bounds the E. There are large flour mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £150.* Patron, Lord Hotham. The church is old; was reported in 1859 as not good; has an embattled tower; and contains a curious old Norman font. There are chapels for Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, a national school, and charities £10.

Hutton Cranswick through time

Hutton Cranswick 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 Hutton Cranswick itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd August 2021

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