Adlingfleet, Yorkshire Family History Guide

Adlingfleet is an Ancient Parish in the West Riding of the county of Yorkshire.

Other places in the parish include: Haldenby and Eastoft, Haldenby, and Fockerby.

Status: Ancient Parish

Riding: West Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1694
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Adlingfleet

  • Alkborough
  • Crowle
  • Eastoft
  • Whitgift
  • Swinefleet
  • Luddington with Garthorpe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ADLINGFLEET, a township and a parish in Goole district, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies near the confluence of the Ouse and the Trent, 5½ miles E of Goole r. station; and has a post office under Howden. Acres, 1,680. Real property, £2,842. Pop., 225. Houses, 58. The parish includes also the townships of Fockerby, Haldenby, and Eastoft. Acres, 5,295. Real property, £7,308. Pop., 480. Houses, 107. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £330. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. The vicarage of Eastoft is separate. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £69.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Adlingfleet, 11 m. E. Snaith. P. 448

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Adlingfleet, a parish in the lower division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross, Goole union, west riding of Yorkshire; 9 miles south-east of Howden, and near the junction of the Ouse and Trent; comprising the townships of Adlingfleet, Fockerby, Haldenby, and Eastoft. Living, a vicarage in the archd. and dio. of York; rated at £9 12s. 11d.; gross in come £284. Tithes commuted in 1767. Patron, in 1835, the crown. In 1743, Mary Ramsden bequeathed £200 for the purpose of apprenticing boys and educating girls in this parish. There is also a National school here. Pop. of the village, in 1801, 203; in 1831, 218. Houses 45. Acres 1,680. A. P. £1,773. Poor rates, in 1837, £68. Pop. of the parish, in 1821, 431; in 1831, 478. Houses 92. Acres 4,580. A. P. £5,986. Poor rates, in 1837, £207.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Langdale A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire 1822

Adlingfleet, a parish-town, in the Wapentake of Osgoldcross, liberty of Pontefract; 8 miles from Howden and Crowle (Linc.) 17 from Snaith, 28 from York. – Pop. 256. the Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All Saints, in the deanery of Pontefract, value, 9l. 12s. 11d. Patron, the King.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire By Thomas Langdale. Second Edition. Printed and Sold by J. Langdale; and sold by T. Langdale, Ripon. 1822.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


Adlingfleet Baines History Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York 1822

Addlingfleet (P.) in the wap. of Osgoldcross, and honour of Pontefract; 8 mls. SE. of Howden. Pop. 256.

Bennett Thomas, Parish clerk

Bowzer Henry, farmer

Cowlin John, tailor

Pycock Mary Ann, gentlewoman

Ressles Nichols, gentleman

Source: History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York by Edward Baines. Printed and Published by Edward Baines, at the Leeds Mercury office; and sold by Hurst and Robinson, 90, Cheapside, London, and all other booksellers. 1822.


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: Goole
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: New Ainsty
Poor Law Union: Goole
Hundred: Osgoldcross
Province: York