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Ellerby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ellerby, a village and a township in Swine parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, with a station on the N.E.R., 7 miles NE by N of Hull. Post town, Hull; money order office, North Skirlaugh; telegraph office, Burton Constable (R.S.) It includes the hamlets of Dowthorpe, Longthorpe, Oubrough, and Woodall. Acreage, 2248; population, 331. There is aWesleyan chapel.

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.

Civil parishSwine 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtTS13
Post TownSaltburn-By-The-Sea