Drypool  East Riding


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

DRYPOOL, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in Sculcoates district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the rivers Hull and Humber, adjacent to the east side of Hull. Acres, 1, 156; of which 916 are water. Real property, £14, 139. Pop., 3, 437. Houses, 725. The parish includes also the township of Southcoates; and its post town is Hull. ...

Acres, inclusive of the water area of Drypool township, 2, 206. Real property, £24, 027. Pop., 6, 241. Houses, 1, 305. Frisneck or Frismark village, which was washed away some ages ago by the Humber, is supposed to have been here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £335.* Patrons, Simeon's Trustees. The church is modern. Charities, £100. -The sub-district includes also two extra-parochial tracts. Acres, 2, 286. Pop., 6, 617. Houses, 1, 383.

Drypool through time

Drypool is now part of Kingston upon Hull district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kingston upon Hull has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Drypool itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Drypool, in Kingston upon Hull and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th August 2022

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