Place:


Kirk Ella  East Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kirk Ella like this:

ELLA (Kirk), a township and a parish in Sculcoates district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies 3 miles N of Hessle r. station, and 5 WNW of Hull; and has a post office under Hull. Acres, 980. Real property, £3, 128. Pop., 250. Houses, 57. The parish includes also the townships of West Ella and Anlaby. ...


Acres, 4, 390. Real property, £8, 021. Pop., 1, 148. Houses, 250. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged, at Domesday, to Ralph de Mortimer, and passed to the Wakes. West Ella House is the seat of the Sykes family. Many handsome residences here belong to the merchants of Hull. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £235.* Patron, R. Sykes, Esq The church is ancient and in fair condition; has a lofty tower; and contains monuments of the Sykeses.

Kirk Ella through time

Kirk Ella is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kirk Ella itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kirk Ella, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12404

Date accessed: 16th December 2019


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