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Bellasize, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bellasize, a township in Eastrington parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 5½ miles E of Howden; railway station, Staddlethorpe on the N.E.R. It includes the hamlets of Greenoak, Bennetland, and part of Newland. Acreage, 1452; population, 126. Brough is the post town. 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 parishEastrington 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bellasize 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

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