Coloured inclosure plan shows details of the land-owner and total acreage of the plots, there is also a sketch on the reverse from 1905 indicating coastal erosion of the area
Inclosure plan of Owthorne
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Administrative / Biographical History
Owthorne, like its neighbour Old Withernsea was subject to coastal erosion, whilst Old Withernsea was lost in the 16th century Owthorpe survived until a severe storm in 1816 swept away much of the Church and churchyard. Many of the bodies from the churchyard were transferred to Rimswell. Owthorpe amalgamated with Withernsea in 1891.
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Donated by Miss B. Miles, Bermuda, 16 Feb 1949