The Ancient Parish of ELLERTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ELLERTON, a parish in the wapentake of Harthill; 9 miles SW. of Pocklington. Here is a chapel dedicated to St. Mary (see Churches for photograph), of which John Bethell, Esq. is patron, there is also a Methodist chapel. Population, 318
William Fitz-Peter, founded a Priory here for canons of the order of Sempringham or St. Gilbert, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and St. Lawrence, about the year 1221, valued at the dissolution in 1536, at 62L. 8s. 10d. --Dugdale. 78L. 0s. 10d. --Speed. It was surrendered by John Golding, the Prior, and four Friars. The site was granted in exchange to John de Aske, 33rd Henry VIII. --Dugdale. --Burton. The remains of this Priory are now used is a parish church, and in which are some flat stones covering the remains of the Monks, as appears by the inscriptions now nearly obliterated."
- Photographs of the over 130 gravestones in Ellerton Churchyard with a surname index.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Ellerton.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the East Riding.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the The Post Office Directory of the, East and North Ridings, 1857
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1892. of the East Riding.
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- The 1834 Electoral Roll for this parish