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Hempholme, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Hempholme, a township in Leven parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Hull, 6 miles NNE of Beverley station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Leven, under Hull. The township comprises the hamlets ofHeigholrne and Hollytreeholme. Acreage, 1051; population, 89.

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 parishLeven 
Poor Law unionSkirlaugh 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hempholme 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 Hempholme 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 districtYO25
Post TownDriffield