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, Lincolnshire
  • Crowle, Lincolnshire
  • Eastoft, Lincolnshire
  • Whitgift
  • Swinefleet
  • Luddington with Garthorpe, Lincolnshire

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.

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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.


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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

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