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Kelk, Great, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kelk, Great, a village and a township in Foston-on-the-Wolds parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 63- miles E of Great Driffield and 2 from Lowthorpe station on the N.E.B. Post town, Hull; money order and telegraph office, Lowthorpe. Acreage, 1174; population, 172. The manor belongs to the Quintin family. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishFoston upon Wolds 
Poor Law unionDriffield 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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