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Metham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Metham, a township in Howden parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the Humber, near Ermine Street, 4½ miles SE by E of Howden railway station. Post town, Howden; money order and telegraph office, Blacktoft. Acreage, 895 of land and 72 of foreshore and tidal water; population, 55. Roman -urns and pottery have been found.

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 parishHowden 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Metham from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: