Place:Skirlaugh Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameSkirlaugh Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates53.852°N 0.213°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1935)
Also located inYorkshire, England     (1894 - 1935)
See alsoHolderness Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district which absorbed the larger part of Skirlaugh Rural District in 1935
Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district adjacent to Skirlaugh Rural District
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcounty borough which absorbed a small part of Skirlaugh Rural District in 1935
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Skirlaugh Rural District was located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1894 to 1935. The civil parishes of the district surrounded the Hornsea Urban District on its landward sides. Patrington Rural District was to the south; Sculcoates Rural District was to the west, closer to Hull. All three Rural Districts contributed parishes to Holderness Rural District in 1935.

The district was created by the Local Government Act 1894, and was abolished in 1935 by a County Review Order made under the Local Government Act 1929.

Civil Parishes

The civil parishes which made up Skirlaugh Rural District were as follows:


Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Skirlaugh Rural District. This section provides statistics on population and industry, as well as a listing of the civil parishes and the alterations to the municipal organization.
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