UK Genealogy Archives logo

Yokefleet, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Yokefleet, a township in Howden parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the Ouse, 6½ miles SE by E of Howden, and 2½ from Saltmarshe station on the N.E.R. Post town, Howden; money order and telegraph office, Blacktoft. Acreage, 1173 of land and 96 of foreshore and tidal water; population, 151. Yokefleet Hall is the seat of the Empson family, who are lords of the manor.

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 Yokefleet 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 Yokefleet 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 districtDN14
Post TownGoole