Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Elloughton

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 have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.


Primary tabs

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ELLOUGHTON, a parish in the wapentake Harthill, a part in the liberty of St. Peter's; 3 miles SE. of South Cave. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a very Ancient Gothic structure (see Churches for photograph), of which the prebendary of Wetwang, in York cathedral is the patron and the Rev. John Overton, Jun. the vicar; here are likewise a Calvinist and a Methodist chapel. Population with Brough, 383."

"BROUGH, in the parish of Elloughton, wapentake of Harthill, & liberty of St. Peter's; ¾ mile S. of Elloughton, 3 miles SSE. of South Cave. Pop. including Elloughton, 383.

At this place is a Ferry across the Humber to Wintringham, Lincolnshire. Here the Roman road runs from Lincoln to York. This place by Horsley and others, is supposed to have been the Petvasia of Ptolemy. --Drake differs from them, but states, "that it seems to bid fair for being a Roman fortress," &c."

"WAULDBY, in the parish of Elloughton, and wapentake of Harthill; 2¼ miles ENE. of Elloughton, 4 miles E. of South Cave. Pop. 44"

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



Church History


Church Records





Ask for a calculation of the distance from Elloughton to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Memorial Inscriptions