Fangfoss Yorkshire Family History Guide

Fangfoss is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. 

Other places in the parish include: Spittle, Bolton near Pocklington, and Bolton. 

Alternative names: Fangfoss with Spittle

Riding: East Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1655
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1601

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Pocklington with Yapham cum Meltonby and Owsthorpe
  • Full Sutton
  • Wilberfoss
  • Catton with Stamford Bridge
  • Bishop Wilton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FANGFOSS, a parish in Pocklington district, E. R. Yorkshire; on the York and Market-Weighton railway, 4 miles NW of Pocklington. It has a station on the railway; it includes the hamlet of Spittle; and its post town is Stamford-Bridge, under York. Acres, 1,364. Real property, £1,895. Pop., 170. Houses, 31. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £160. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is modern. Charities, £9.

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


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Pocklington
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: Harthill and Hull
Poor Law Union: Pocklington
Hundred: Harthill
Province: York