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Ganstead, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ganstead, a township and a hamlet in Bilton parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles NE by N of Hull, and 1 mile from Swine station on the N.E.R. There is a post office under Hull; money order and telegraph office, Sutton. Acreage, 809; population, 87.

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 parishSwine 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ganstead 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 Ganstead 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 districtHU11
Post TownHull