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Willerby (Kirk Ella), East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Willerby, a township in Kirk Ella and Cottingham parishes, in the E.R. Yorkshire, 5½ miles WNW of Hull, with a station, called Willerby and Kirk Ella, on the Hull and Barnsley railway. It has a post office under Hull; money order office, Kirk Ella; telegraph office at the railway station. Acreage, 983; population, 719. The Hull Borough Asylum is in this township.

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 parishCottingham 
Poor Law unionSculcoates 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Willerby (Kirk Ella) from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire