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Anlaby, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Anlaby, a township in Kirk-Ella and Hessle parishes, E.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles W of Hull, and 1 mile from Willerby and Kirk-Ella station on the Hull and Barnsley railway. Acreage, 1471; population, 749. It has a post and money order office under Hull; telegraph office, Hessle. Anlaby House has been successively the seat of the Anlabys, the Legards, and the Vauses. There is a church, which is a chapel of ease to Kirk-Ella, Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and a public reading-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 parishKirk Ella 
Poor Law unionSculcoates 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Anlaby:

Anlaby Chapel   1929-1942
Anlaby St Peter 1872-19221872-1924 

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Anlaby 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 Anlaby 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 districtHU10
Post TownHull