South Ferriby, Lincolnshire
Ferriby, South, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the Humber, near the Sluice, opposite North Ferriby, 3½ rnUes WSW of Barton-on-Humber station on the M.S. & L.R., and 10 N of Glanford Brigg. There is a post, money order, and, telegraph office under Barton-on-Humber (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1594 of land, 20 of water, and 806 of tidal water and foreshore; population, 638. Ferriby Hall is a chief residence. Part of the land is the s½de of a range of hills which intersects the county. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £230 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lincoln. The church, a remnant of a much larger building, consists of nave, south transept, north porch, and an embattled tower. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Method-1st chapels, a temperance hall, and a large reading-room. Brick and tile making is carried on here to a considerable extent. Ferriby Sluice is a hamlet 1 mile W.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||South Ferriby St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Glandford-Brigg|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for South Ferriby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Ferriby, South (St. Nicholas))
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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