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South Ferriby

Description and Travel

South Ferriby is a village and a parish in the far north of Lincolnshire, on the south bank of the River Humber. North Ferriby is in Yorkshire on the other side of the river. Horkstow parish lies to the south. The parish covers almost 1,600 acres. Ferriby Sluice is a hamlet in this parish, about one mile west of South Ferriby. Read's Island sits in the Humber, just off shore, where the Weir Dike empties into the River Humber. The Humber here is about 4 miles wide.

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2118
1861 R.G. 9 / 2404
1871 R.G. 10 / 3438
1891 R.G. 12 / 2629
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Church History

Saint Nicholas church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

Year  Person
1842 My. A. AMBLER, vict.
1868 Thomas OSWELL
1872 Wesley GRANT, vict.
1882 Wesley GRANT
1913 Eli Scott MOUNCEY
1930 Jn. Wm. SLATER

Wesley GRANT, above, was born in Cuxwold, LIN, circa 1838.

Year  Person
1842 John ALTOFT, vict.
1868 George HOLMES
1872 Robert SMITH, vict.
1882 Robert SMITH
1913 Thomas SURFLEET
1930 Thos. SURFLEET
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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For a photograph of the War Memorial and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 280
1831 500
1871 721
1881 729
1891 638
1901 738
1911 725
2001 660
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Schools

South Ferriby Primary School

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