Howdenshire is a wapentake in the East Riding of Yorkshire centred around the town of Howden. The main core comprises the ancient parishes of Howden and Eastrington, along with Blacktoft, a detached part of Brantingham parish (otherwise in Harthill wapentake) which long had a separate civic identity. The ancient parish of Welton forms a detached part of the wapentake, surrounded by Harthill.
- Location map: 53°44’17"N, 0°48’54"W
- "Relationships / unit history of Howdenshire". A Vision of Britain Through Time. Great Britain Historical GIS Project. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10207198#. Retrieved 22 July 2009.