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Balkholme, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Balkholme, a small village and a township in Howden parish, E.R. Yorkshire, adjacent to the Hull and Selby railway, 3 miles E by S of Howden. Acreage, 1059; population, 70. Brough is the post town; nearest money order and telegraph office, Howden.

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 parishHowden 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Balkholme 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 Balkholme 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