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Humbleton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Humbleton, a village, a township, and a parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 3½ miles W of the sea-coast, and 5 NE by N of Hedon railway station, and was originally called Humel's Town. Acreage, 1478; population, 152. The parish contains also the townships of Fitling, Danthorpe, Elstronwick, and Flinton, and its post town is Hull; money order office, Preston; telegraph office, Hedon. The manor belongs to Lord Hotham. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Elstronwick, in the diocese of York; gross joint value, £230 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, has a clerestoried nave and embattled tower, contains an altar-piece after .Raphael, and was thoroughly restored in 1888-89. A school has £80 a year from endowment left in 1718; the present school was erected in 1880.

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 Humbleton:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of Humbleton 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 districtHU11
Post TownHull