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Ellerker, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Ellerker, East Riding of Yorkshire

Ellerker is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 10 miles west of Hull city centre and 13 miles east of the market town of Howden. It lies 1 mile south of the A63 road junction with the A1034 road. According to the 2011 UK census, Ellerker parish had a population of 307, a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 320. Its name means "marsh where alder trees grow", from Old English alor "alder" and Old Norse kjarr "marsh".
Post townBROUGH
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9229
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01430
Population320 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Ellerker, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Alrecher

Ellerker, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ellerker, township, Brantingham par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile S. of South Cave, 2144 ac., pop. 296.

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