This parish was comprised of the two townships of North Killingholme and South Killingholme. It was on the south side of the Humber River, almost due south from Kingston Upon Hull. Eight and a half miles to the north-west is Barton upon Humber and down the coast is Grimsby. The parish to the northwest is East Halton. To the south lies Habrough parish. The parish covered about 9,300 acres.
Killingholme ecclesiastical parish is comprised of two civil parishes of North Killingholme and South Killingholme. In addition to the two townships already mentioned, the hamlet of Rye Hill, near Ulceby parish, was also within this parish.
North Killingholme township lies about two miles inland of the Humber. South Killingholme township is a mile south of that. Both townships extend to the bank of the Humber and are best reached by taking the A160 trunk road off of the A180 (M180) trunk road between Brigg and Grimsby. If you are planning a visit:
- Bird Watching is still popular in the area. Check the Recent Sightings for news of what to look for.
- Railway tours, offered in the area, are an interesting way to see some of the landscape and learn its history. See our Transport page.
- The Cross Keys public house in South Killingholme displays a little local history and privides a place for travelers to eat and drink.
- David WRIGHT has a photograph of The Cross Keys on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2009.
- Steve FAREHAM has a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2013.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Killingholme which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Killingholme has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA173183 (Lat/Lon: 53.647843, -0.226507), Killingholme which are provided by: