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Faxfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Faxfleet, a village and a township in E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Humber, opposite the influx of the Trent, 6¼ miles. SSW of South Cave, and 2 from Staddlethorpe station on the Hull and Selby railway. The township includes the hamlet of Oxmardike. Post town, Howden; money order and telegraph office, Newport. Acreage, 1723; population, 206. This township, together with Broomfleet and part of Walling Fen, were formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1862. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishSouth Cave 
Poor Law unionHowden 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Faxfleet from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Faxfleet are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDN14
Post TownGoole