Broomfleet or Bromfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire
Broomfleet or Bromfleet, a village and a township, forming with Faxfleet and part of Walling Fen an ecclesiastical parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Humber, the Market-Weighton Canal, and the Hull and Selby railway, on which it has a station for goods, 3½ miles ESE of Staddlethorpe railway station, and 8½ E by S of Howden. Post town, Brough. Acreage, 1745; population of township, 243; of the ecclesiastical parish, 451. The railway crosses the canal here on a bridge with a cast-iron span of 70 feet. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; gross value, £117 with residence. There is a Wesleyan and a Primitive Methodist chapel.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Broomfleet or Bromfleet 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: