Ottringham Yorkshire Family History Guide

Ottringham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Alternative names:

Riding: East Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sunk Island
  • Patrington
  • Paull with Thorngumbald
  • Halsham
  • Winestead
  • Keyingham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OTTRINGHAM, a village and a parish in Patrington district, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on Ottringham drain, near the Hull and Holderness railway, 3¼ miles WNW of Patrington; and has a station with telegraph on the railway, and a post-office under Hull. The parish comprises 4,320 acres. Real property, £7,824. Pop., 644. Houses, 136. The property is much sub-divided. The manor belongs to F. and W. Watts, Esqs. Ottringham drain rises a short way N of the village, and runs 5½ miles south-south-westward to the Humber. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £83. Patron, F. Watts, Esq. The church is decorated English; comprises a clerestoried nave, open timber roofs, a chantry, a S porch, and a tower with octagonal spire, 102 feet high; and was repaired in 1843. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school with £5 a year from endowment, and church-lands £120.

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

Parish Records

Ottringham monumental inscriptions

Census returns for Ottringham, 1841-1891

Bishop's transcripts for Ottringham, 1600-1852

Churchwardens accounts, marriage licences, and funeral book, 1720-1869

England, Yorkshire, Ottringham, parish registers, 1714-1992

Parish registers for Ottringham, 1566-1892

Computer printout of Ottringham, Yorks., Eng

Wills, 1539-1555

Land tax assessments for Ottringham, 1782-1832


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Patrington
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St. John, Beverley
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: South Holderness
Poor Law Union: Patrington
Hundred: Holderness
Province: York