Howden  East Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Howden like this:

Howden, market town, par., and township, with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, 21 miles W. of Hull by rail - par., 14,946 ac. (994 water), pop. 4080; township, 3098 ac. (178 water), pop. 2198; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. The principal attraction of Howden is its 13th century church, containing many ancient monuments. A noted horse fair held herc attracts dealers from all parts of the country. Howden has corn mills,a tannery. and brickworks.

Howden through time

Howden is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Howden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Howden, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

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