Place:Thorngumbald, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesTornsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 309
Tornesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 309
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.717°N 0.169°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoHolderness Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which the parish was located
Patrington 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: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia which describes Thorngumbald since the changes of 1974 and 1996

Thorngumbald is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in an area known as Holderness. It lies approximately 8 miles (13 km) to the east of Hull city centre on the A1033 road. The civil parish is formed by the village of Thorngumbald and the hamlets of Ryhill and Camerton. According to the 2011 UK census, Thorngumbald parish had a population of 3,392, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 3,106.


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Thorngumbald was once a Viking settlement – the official emblem of Thorngumbald is a Viking helmet with wings. The name was first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Torn", an Old English word meaning 'thorn bush'. The name was still in use in 1228, but by 1260 it had become "Thorne". In the lay subsidy rolls of Edward 1 of 1297, it is given as Thorengumbald. A Baron Gumbaud had settled in the area, adding his name to the original and giving the village its present name. The Gumbaud name was associated with the local Lord of the manor in the 13th century. By the 17th century the village had had different spellings, including Thorgumbaud, Thorngumbold, Thorneygumbald and Gumberthorn. The current name has been in use since then. The Gumbaud family still live in the village.

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Thorngumbald was originally a township in the ecclesiastical parish of Paull in the Holderness Wapentake. It was made a civil parish in 1866 and in 1894 it joined the Patrington Rural District. In 1935 the rural district was abolished and Thorngumbald was absorbed into the Holderness Rural District. In the same year it absorbed the civil parish of Ryhill and Camerton. 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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