Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire
Brantingham, a township and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 2 miles N by E of Brough station on the N.E.R., and 3 S by E of Southe Cave station on the Hull and Barnsley railway. Post town, Brough, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1591; population of the township, 269; of the ecclesiastical parish, 568. The parish contains also the townships of Ellerker and Thorpe-Brantingham. Thorpe Hall, a large mansion of the time of Queen Elizabeth, is the seat of the Wade family. The living is a vicarage, united with the perpetual curacy of Ellerker, in the diocese of York; gross value, £375 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Brantingham All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Beverley|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Brantingham:
|Brantingham & Ellerker||1653-1813||1654-1921||1655-1850||1653-1812|
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Brantingham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Brantingham (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Brantingham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: