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North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ferriby, North, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Humber, 7½ miles W by S of Hull, and has a station on the Hull and Selby branch of the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Brough. Acreage, 1007: population of the township, 465; of the ecclesiastical parish, 906. The manor was desolated by the Danes, belonged afterwards to the Mortimers, and passed to the De la Poles and the Bacons. A preceptory of Knights Templars was founded here in 1200 by Eustace de Vesci, became afterwards an Augustinian priory, and has completely disappeared. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross valuer £260. The church is modern, and there is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 North Ferriby:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1560-19151786-19211560-19301561-1967

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 North Ferriby 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 districtHU14
Post TownNorth Ferriby