Place:Ousethorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesOusthorpesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish, Hamlet
Coordinates53.9527°N 0.7623°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1935)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoPocklington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the civil parish was located 1894-1935
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Ousethorpe is a small hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Pocklington. Since 1935 it has formed part of the civil parish of Millington.

Historically, Ousethorpe was in the ecclesiastical parish of Pocklington in the wapentake of Harthill. From 1894 until 1935, Ousethorpe was a civil parish within the Pocklington Rural District.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Ousethorpe. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Pocklington provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Ousethorpe.
  • 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.
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