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Ellerby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ellerby, a township in Ugthorpe parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, about a mile from the sea, 7½ miles WNW of Whitby, and 1 mile from Hinderwell station on the N.E.R. Post town, money order, and telegraph office, Hinderwell (R.S.O.) Acreage, 759; population, 50. There is a church mission-room.

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 parishLythe 
Poor Law unionWhitby 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ellerby from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtTS13
Post TownSaltburn-By-The-Sea