Hempholme

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Hempholme
Hempholme is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Hempholme
Hempholme
Hempholme shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA089504
• London 165 mi (266 km) S
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Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DRIFFIELD
Postcode district YO25
Dialling code 01964
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53°56′18″N 0°20′30″W / 53.938391°N 0.341677°W / 53.938391; -0.341677Coordinates: 53°56′18″N 0°20′30″W / 53.938391°N 0.341677°W / 53.938391; -0.341677

Hempholme is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) north-east of Beverley town centre, and 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the Driffield Navigation.

Haverham Farm, Hempholme

History[edit]

In 1823 Hempholme was in the civil parish of Leven, and the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. Population at the time was 93. Occupations at the time included six farmers, some of whom were yeomen, and a schoolmaster.[2]

Governance[edit]

Hempholme forms part of the civil parish of Brandesburton.

The civil parish was in the Beverley and Holderness parliamentary constituency until the 2010 general election when it was transferred to the constituency of East Yorkshire.[1]

References[edit]

  • Media related to Hempholme at Wikimedia Commons
  1. ^ a b "Are you ready to vote in the next election?". East Riding News. East Riding of Yorkshire Council: p. 3. April 2010. 
  2. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 217
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6.