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Weel, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Weel, a township in Beverley St John parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Hull, 2 miles E of Beverley station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Beverley. Acreage, 1140; population, 120. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 
Libertyborough of Beverley 
Poor Law unionBeverley 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weel from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Weel 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
Postal districtHU17
Post TownBeverley