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Coordinates: 53°45′13″N 0°36′18″W / 53.753722°N 0.605031°W / 53.753722; -0.605031

Ellerker is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Ellerker shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 307 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE920294
Civil parish Ellerker
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BROUGH
Postcode district HU15
Dialling code 01430
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Haltemprice and Howden
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Ellerker is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of Hull city centre and 13 miles (21 km) east of the market town of Howden. It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the A63 road junction with the A1034 road.

St Anne's Church

According to the 2011 UK census, Ellerker parish had a population of 307,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 320.[2]

Its name means "marsh where alder trees grow", from Old English alor "alder" and Old Norse kjarr "marsh". The name was recorded as Alrecher in the 11th century and Alekirr in 1139. Same name as Orcher, Normandy.


  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5. 

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