Atwick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Skirlington, Little Atwick, Arran, and Arram. 

Alternative names: 

Riding: East Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sigglesthorne
  • Skipsea
  • Hornsea
  • Nunkeeling and Bewholme

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ATWICK, a hamlet and a parish in Skirlangh district, E. R. Yorkshire. The hamlet stands on the coast, 2 miles N of Hornsea r. station, and 13 NE of Beverley; and has a post office under Hull. The parish includes also the hamlets of Arran and Skirlington. Acres, 2,350; of which 165 are water. Real property, £3,186. Pop., 319. Houses, 69. The property is much sub-divided. The land is undergoing encroachment by sea. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £149. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Fenwick’s charity, for educating and apprenticing boys, has an income of £46, and other charities £13.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Skirlaugh
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: North Holderness
Poor Law Union: Skirlaugh
Hundred: Holderness
Province: York

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