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Bilton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bilton, a township, a parish, and a small village in the E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles N of Swine railway station, and 4 NE of Hull, which is the post town. The parish also comprises the townships of Ganstead and Wyton. Area of township, 1205 acres; population of the civil parish, 101; of the ecclesiastical, 259. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, .6283 with residence. The church is excellent.

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 parishSwine 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bilton 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 Bilton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU11
Post TownHull