A History of the Parish of Stillingfleet

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      GB 133 Eng MS 1236
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      250 x 225 mm. 1 volume (ii + 145 + i folios, 13 loose items enclosed); Binding: half-leather binding; lettered on the spine: History of Stillingfleet. Markham.

Scope and Content

Entitled: A History of the parish of Stillingfleet [East Riding of Yorkshire] by A Native, 1882. The volume includes information concerning the topography of the area, the history of Stillingfleet through the ages, various genealogies and some notes and diagrams on the restoration of Stillingfleet church, with 4 photographs, 5 maps and 9 diagrams.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the John Rylands Library by Richard Hawkin esq. in May 1959.


Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1952-1970 (English MS 1236).

Related Material

The Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, holds the records of Stillingfleet Methodist chapel for 1966-1984 (ref.: GB 193 MR STF) and parish registers, glebe terriers, enclosure awards, account books, electoral rolls, correspondence, benefice income papers and churchwarden's papers, 1598-1992 (ref.: GB 193 PR STIL).

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