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Barmby on the Marsh, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Barmby-on-the-Marsh, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Howden parish, E.R. Yorkshire, at the confluence of the Derwent and the Ouse, 2½ miles SSW of Wressel railway station and 4 W of Howden. The Hull and Barnsley Railway Company, whose line runs through the village, have a siding for the delivery and transit of goods. It has a post and money order office under Howden. Acreage, 1474; population of the township, 372; of the ecclesiastical parish, 385. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; gross value, £280 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and charities amounting to £150 per annum.

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.

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Barmby on the Marsh:

1777-1915 1820-19301790-1899

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barmby on the Marsh from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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