Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Leven

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Leven

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LEVEN, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 6½ miles W. of Hornsea. Sir W. O. Pennyman, Bart. is the patron of the church (see Churches for photograph), which is a rectory and dedicated to St. Faith, in the deanry of Holderness. Pop. 658.

A canal was cut by the late Mr. Bethell of Rise, from the river Hull to this village, which supplies the greatest part of north and middle Holderness with coals and lime."


"HALLYTREEHOLME, a farm house in the township of Hempholme, and parish of Leven; 2¾ miles NNW. of Leven, 9 miles from Driffield."


"HEIGHHOLME, (or Hayholme Hall), a farm house in the township of Hempholme, and parish of Leven; 1¼ miles NW. of Leven, 7 miles from Driffield, 9 from Beverley."


"HEMPHOLME, in the parish of Leven, wapentake & liberty of Holderness; 3¼ miles NNW. of Leven, 8½ miles SE of Driffield. Pop. 93."


"NEVILLE GRANGE, a farm house in the parish of Leven, wapentake and liberty of Holderness; 5 miles NE. of Beverley."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

Cemeteries

Churches

Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Leven which are provided by:

Directories

Gazetteers

Memorial Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (TA101455) Little Leven

Societies