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Harpham is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is located just south of the A614 road, approximately north east of Driffield and south west of Bridlington.
The civil parish is formed by the village of Harpham and the hamlets of Lowthorpe and Ruston Parva.
According to the 2001 UK census, Harpham parish had a population of 318.
It is here that St. John of Beverley was born in the 7th century; he became the Bishop of Hexham as well as the Bishop of York. The Well of St. John, the local well, is named after him and is believed by many to have healing powers.
The village gave its name to HMS Harpham, a Ham class minesweeper.