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St Peter's Church, Humbleton.jpg
St Peter's Church, Humbleton
Humbleton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Humbleton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 208 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA227345
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Humbleton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU11
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°47′35″N 0°08′16″W / 53.793058°N 0.137811°W / 53.793058; -0.137811Coordinates: 53°47′35″N 0°08′16″W / 53.793058°N 0.137811°W / 53.793058; -0.137811

Humbleton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) north-east of Hull city centre.

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Humbleton and Flinton.

According to the 2011 UK census, Humbleton parish had a population of 208,[1] a reduction of one on the 2001 UK census figure.[2]

The parish church of St Peter is a Grade I listed building.[3]

Humbleton has a cricket field.

In 1823 inhabitants in the village numbered 136. Occupations included three farmers, a shoemaker, a tailor, a carpenter and a blacksmith. A carrier operated between the village and Hull on Tuesdays and Fridays. There was a public school for poor parish children, the school teacher receiving a salary of 21 shillings. The parish is the birthplace of Admiral John Storr.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area:Humbleton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Humbleton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of Saint Peter (1216050)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 225. ISBN 1230139141. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7. 

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