Place:Kelfield, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameKelfield
Alt namesChelchefeldsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
Chelchefeltsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.834°N 1.084°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoRiccall Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Kelfield was situated 1894-1935
Derwent Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which Kelfield was situated 1935-1974
Selby District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district of which Kelfield has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kelfield is a small village and civil parish now located in the Selby District of North Yorkshire, England.

It is situated on the northern bank of the River Ouse, equidistant between the villages of Riccall, Cawood and Stillingfleet, approximately 5 miles north-west of Selby.

From 1894 until 1935, Kelfield was located in Riccall Rural District. In 1935 the Ricall Rural District was abolished and its place was taken by Derwent Rural District which administered the local area until the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974. Since 1974, Kelfield has been in the Selby District of North Yorkshire.

Historically, Kelfield was in the ecclesiastical parish of Stillingfleet in the wapentake of Ouse and Derwent.

History

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Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Kelfield. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Stillingfleet provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Kelfield.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.


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