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Kirk Ella, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kirk Ella, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles from Hull, with a station, called Willerby and Kirk Ella on the Hull and Barnsley railway, and a post and money order office under Hull; telegraph office, Willerby. Acreage of township, 1144; population, 354; of the ecclesiastical parish, 1675. The Sykes family are lords of the manor and principal landowners. Tranby Croft, a handsome mansion in a small park, is the seat of the Wilson family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £500 with residence. The church is an ancient building in the Early English and Perpendicular styles. A church has been built at Aniaby as a chapel of ease to Kirk Ella. The parish contains parts of the townships of West Ella, Aniaby, and Willerby. Kirk Ella, Aniaby, Willerby. and West Ella have each a parish council.

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 Kirk Ella:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1558-19141755-19301558-19111558-1981

Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Kirk Ella 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
CountryEngland
Postal districtHU10
Post TownHull