Skerne  East Riding


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

SKERNE, a parish, with a village, in Driffield district, E. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles SE of Great Driffield r. station. Post town, Driffield. Acres, 2,733. Real property, £3,834. Pop., 207. Houses, 34. The manor belongs to Lord Londesborough. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £71. Patron, Lord Londesborough. The church has a Norman chancel arch, and a tower. Charities, 5 acres.

Skerne through time

Skerne 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 Skerne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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