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Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Welton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The parish extends to the bank of the Humber estuary at its southern extreme, and into the Yorkshire Wolds in the northern part. The A63 road and Hull to Selby railway line both bisect the parish east-west south of Melton and Welton. The civil parish is formed by the villages of Welton and Melton and the hamlet of Wauldby.
Post townBROUGH
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9627
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 code01482
Population1,560 (2001 census)
 

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

Wellet' ~ Welletone ~ Welleton

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

Welton, par., township, and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire - par., 2675 ac., 940 tidal water, and 554 foreshore, pop. 841; township, 1770 ac., 422 tidal water, and 85 foreshore, pop. 669; vil., 1½ mile NE. of Brough sta. and 9½ miles W. of Hull; P.O.; in vicinity is Welton Hall, seat.

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