Place:Ellerby (near Hull), East Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameEllerby (near Hull)
Alt namesEllerby (near Hull)source: from redirect
Old Ellerbysource: hamlet in parish
New Ellerbysource: hamlet in parish
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.833°N 0.233°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoSwine, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Holderness Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which the parish was located
Skirlaugh Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Holderness Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another parish named Ellerby (near Whitby) in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Name of parish Ellerby (near Hull)Image:ERYHoldernessWapentake60.png
Type of place township, civil parish
Ancient parishSwine
First Rural District Skirlaugh Rural District (1894-1935)
Parish to which it transferred did not transfer
Second Rural District Holderness Rural District (1935-1974)
County 1974-1996 Humberside, England
Administration since 1996 East Riding of Yorkshire
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Ellerby is now a civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated 8 miles (13 km) to the northeast of Hull city centre and covers an area of 924.853 hectares (2,285.36 acres).

The civil parish is formed by the hamlets of New Ellerby and Old Ellerby.

According to the 2011 UK census, Ellerby parish had a population of 365, a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 393.

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Ellerby was originally an ecclesiastical parish in the Holderness Wapentake. It was made a civil parish in 1866 and in 1894 it joined the Skirlaugh Rural District. In 1935 the rural district was abolished and Ellerby was absorbed into the larger Holderness Rural District. The parish remained in Holderness Rural District until 1974. In that year all rural districts were abolished along with the administrative county of the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Humberside 1974-1996

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 to the west and to the north which, once again, named itself the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The phrase "Yorkshire and the Humber" serves no purpose in WeRelate. It refers to one of a series of basically economic regions established in 1994 and abolished for most purposes in 2011. See the Wikipedia article entited "Regions of England").

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This is an area of the East Riding of Yorkshire, on the east coast of England. An area of rich agricultural land, Holderness was marshland until it was drained in the Middle Ages. Topographically, Holderness has more in common with the Netherlands than other parts of Yorkshire. To the north and west are the Yorkshire Wolds. The Prime Meridian passes through Holderness just to the east of Patrington.

From 1974 to 1996 Holderness lay within the Borough of Holderness in the short-lived county of Humberside. Holderness was the name of an ancient administrative area called a wapentake until the 19th century, when its functions were replaced by other local government bodies, particularly after the 1888 Local Government Act and the 1894 Local Government Act. The city of Kingston upon Hull lies in the southwest corner of Holderness and the town of Bridlington borders the northeast, but both are usually considered to be outside Holderness. The main towns include Beverley, Withernsea, Hornsea and Hedon. The Holderness Coast stretches from Flamborough Head to Spurn Head.
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