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Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

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.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBrantingham All Saints 
Poor Law unionBeverley 

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

Church Records

Brantingham Parish Registers (Christenings, Marriages, Burials), 1653-1812 (£)

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

Brantingham & Ellerker1653-18131654-19211655-18501653-1812
Brantingham1813-1915 1813-19301813-1895

Civil Registration

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:

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:

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 districtHU15
Post TownBrough