Place:Bilton-in-Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBilton-in-Holderness
Alt namesBilton
Biletonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
Biletonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
Billetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
Bilton-in-Holdernesssource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.783°N 0.22°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There are two other Biltons in the West Riding of Yorkshire: Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton and Bilton (near Harrogate).

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Bilton (or Bilton-in-Holderness) is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) east of Hull city centre on the B1238 road and adjoining the village of Wyton. According to the 2011 UK census, Bilton parish had a population of 2,220, a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 2,340.

The civil parish of Bilton consists of the villages of Bilton, Ganstead and Wyton.

In 1974 most of what had been the East Riding of Yorkshire was joined with the northern part of Lincolnshire to became a new English county named Humberside. The urban and rural districts of the former counties were abolished and Humberside was divided into non-metropolitan districts. The new organization did not meet with the pleasure of the local citizenry and Humberside was wound up in 1996. The area north of the River Humber was separated into two "unitary authorities"—Kingston-upon-Hull covering the former City of Hull and its closest environs, and the less urban section which, once again, named itself the East Riding of Yorkshire.


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