Aughton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. East Cottingwith is a chapelry of Aughton.
Other places in the parish include: Willitoft, Spaldington, Laytham, Gribthorpe and Willitoft, and Gribthorpe.
Alternative names: Aughton with East Cottingwith, Aughton near Bubwith
Riding: East Riding
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1610
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Ellerton Priory
- Thornton with Allerthorpe
- Seaton Ross
- Holme in Spalding Moore
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
AUGHTON, a township in Howden district, and a parish in Howden and Pocklington districts, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, 1¾ mile NNW of Bubwith r. station, and 7 NE of Selby. Acres, 1,790. Real property, £2,216. Pop., 202. Houses, 38. The parish includes also the townships of Laytham and East Cottingwith; and its Post Town is Bubwith, under Howden. Acres, 4,295. Real property, £5,711. Pop., 633. Houses, 134. The property is divided among a few. Traces exist of a castle which was the seat of successively the family of Hai and the family of Aske. Here lived Sir Robert Aske, who was executed as a leader of the insurrection called "the pilgrimage of grace," occasioned by the suppression of the monasteries in the reign of Henry VIII.; and here lived also the Aske who was one of the judges of Charles I. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Cottingwith, in the diocese of York. Value, £90. Patron, A. J. Fletcher, Esq. The church is fair; and there are charities £48.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Howden
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
Poor Law Union: Howden