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Kilham, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Kilham, East Riding of Yorkshire

Kilham is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated about 5 miles north-east of Driffield town centre. According to the 2011 UK census, Kilham parish had a population of 1,088, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,010. Kilham was once an important market town in the Yorkshire Wolds, bigger and more important than Driffield at one time. It held annual trading fairs and had a large number of businesses and a considerable population.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0664
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 code01262
Population1,010 (2001 census)
 

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

Chillon ~ Chillun

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

Kilham.-- par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire, 5½ miles NE. of Driffield, 8173 ac., pop. 1209; P.O.; carries on some trade in brewing and brickmaking.

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