Cottam Yorkshire Family History Guide

Status: Chapelry

Alternative names: Langtoft Holy Trinity, Cotham

Riding: East Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1837; see also Langtoft
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Langtoft
  • Kilham
  • Sledmere
  • Great Driffield
  • Cowlam
  • Garton on the Wolds

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COTTAM, or Cotton, a township in Langtoft parish, E. R. Yorkshire; 5½ miles N of Great Driffield. Acres, 2, 540. Real property, £2, 272. Pop., 95. Houses, 9. It forms a curacy with Langtoft; has an ancient chapel and font; and was the birth-place of Langtoft, the chronicler.

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

Parish Records

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County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Driffield
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Langtoft
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Dickering
Poor Law Union: Driffield
Hundred: Dickering
Province: York