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The Foulness or Fooner, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Foulness or Fooner, The, a river of the E.R. Yorkshire. It rises in the Wolds, about 4 miles N of Market Weighton, and pursues a circuitous course south-westward, south-eastward, and southward, to the Humber at Broomfleet.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: