Kirk Ella, East Riding of Yorkshire
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.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Kirk Ella:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Kirk Ella are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: