Foxholes  East Riding


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

FOXHOLES, a township and a parish in Driffield district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Wolds, 4¼ miles SSE of Ganton r. station, and 10 N of Great Driffield; and is conjoint with. Boythorpe. Real property, £2, 942. Pop., 319. Houses, 57. The parish includes also the township of Butterwick; and its post town is Thwing, under Hull. ...

Acres, 4, 200. Real property, £4, 555. Pop., 428. Houses, 73. The property is divided among a few. The living -is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £531.* Patron, B. Sykes, Esq. The church has a fine Norman chancel-arch, and a bell-turret; and is good. The vicarage of Butterwick is a separate benefice. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Foxholes through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th June 2021

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