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Gilberdyke is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Gilberdyke shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 3,430 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE834291
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Gilberdyke
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
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
List of places
53°45′07″N 0°44′10″W / 53.751957°N 0.736066°W / 53.751957; -0.736066Coordinates: 53°45′07″N 0°44′10″W / 53.751957°N 0.736066°W / 53.751957; -0.736066

Gilberdyke is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 19 miles (31 km) west of Hull city centre and 5 miles (8 km) east of Howden town centre. It lies on the B1230 road, 1 mile (2 km) south of the M62 motorway.

Gilberdyke Methodist Church

The civil parish is formed by the village of Gilberdyke and the hamlets of Bennetland, Hive, Sandholme and Scalby. According to the 2011 UK Census, Gilberdyke parish had a population of 3,430,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK Census figure of 3,028.[2]

The village is served by Gilberdyke railway station with trains operating between Scarborough/Bridlington via Hull to Doncaster and Sheffield, between Hull and Selby/York and two Transpenine services a day between Hull and Leeds/Manchester calling at the station.

In 1823 Gilberdyke was in the parish of Eastrington, the Wapentake of Holderness, and the Liberty of St Peter. Population, including the settlements of Hive and Sandholm[e], was 640. Occupations at the time included four farmers, two blacksmiths, two carpenters, a shoemaker, a corn miller, a constable, a schoolmaster, an overseer, and the licensed victualler of The Cross Keys public house.[3]

Current Asking Alexandria and We Are Harlot vocalist Danny Worsnop grew up here.[4]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Gilberdyke Parish (1170211186)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Gilberdyke CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 210. 
  4. ^ "East Yorkshire singer takes the US by storm in metal band". Hull Daily Mail. 3 January 2012. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Gilberdyke at Wikimedia Commons