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Gilberdyke, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Gilberdyke, a large village and a township in Eastrington, Blacktoft, and Laxton parishes, E.R. Yorkshire, half a mile from Staddlethorpe station on the Hull and Selby railway, 5¼ miles ENE of Howden. The township includes the hamlets of Sandholrne, Hive, and Owsthorpe, and has a post office under Brough; money order and telegraph office, Newport. Acreage, 1042; population, 293. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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.


Online maps of Gilberdyke 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 districtHU15
Post TownBrough