Place:Storwood, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameStorwood
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.8897°N 0.9185°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoPocklington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1935
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Storwood is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south-west of Pocklington and lies to the south of the B1228 road on the south bank of the Pocklington Canal.

From 1894 until 1935, Storwood was located in Pocklington Rural District. In 1935 Storwood joined with the neighbouring parish of East Cottingwith to form the new parish of Cottingwith.

Historically, Storwood was in the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton in the wapentake of Harthill.


Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Storwood. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Thornton provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Storwood.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.