Withernsea  East Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Withernsea like this:

WITHERNSEA, a township-chapelry, with a village, in Hollym parish, E. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, at the terminus of the Hulland Holderness railway, 4 miles N E. by N of Patrington. It has a post-office‡ under Hull, a r. station with telegraph, a large hotel, and a handsome modern church; and it has come into considerable notice as a sea-bathing resort. Acres, 1,210. Real property, £1,334. Pop., 202. Houses, 44. The living is annexed to Hollym.

Withernsea through time

Withernsea 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 Withernsea itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th June 2020

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