Proposals affecting the parishes of Burstwick; and Keyingham in the diocese of York.

The draft Scheme provides for the proposed

(i) dissolving the parish of Burstwick in the benefice of Burstwick, Burton Pidsea, Humbleton with Elsternwick, Halsham, and Thorngumbald

(ii) transferring the area of the parish of Burstwick to the parish of Keyingham in the benefice of Easington with Skeffling, Keyingham, Ottringham, Patrington, Welwick and Winestead

(iii) the consequential amendment of the benefice names involved in this reorganisation; and

(iv) the consequential amendment of the parish name of Keyingham to “The Parish of Keyingham with Burstwick”.

This consultation closes on Monday 11th December 2023. 


In order to be considered by the Commissioners, comments must be submitted in writing, either by post or electronically. You can do this in one of two ways:

Email us using the form below, using "I would like to make a Representation". 

Write to: Shaman Durrant, Pastoral Division, Church Commissioners, Great Smith St, London, SW1P 3AZ

The Pastoral and Closed Churches Team are continuing to work primarily from home, so please note:
•    the best way to reach us quickly is via telephone or e-mail
•    that it would be helpful if any correspondence is sent electronically 
•    if you need to send hard copy post to Church House please confirm via email so we can make sure it is processed in a timely manner

Any representations must be received not later than Monday 11th December 2023. Any representation should include your reasons for your comments.

All correspondence received by the Commissioners will be treated as public correspondence.

If you have any queries about this draft scheme, please contact us using the form below using "I have a query about a draft scheme". 

To find out more, please read our leaflet "Your Views Count"

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