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Ellerton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ellerton, a parish and a township in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, 3½ miles NNW of Bubwith railway station, and 8¾ NE by E of Selby. There is a post office under York; money order office, Bubwith; telegraph office, West Cottingworth. Acreage, 2552; population, 263. A small priory of canons of the Gilbertine order was founded here about the year 1212, by William Fitz Pierre. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £185. The church is good, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

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


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Ellerton 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 districtYO42
Post TownYork