History, Directory & Gazetteer, of the County of York Vol. II. East and North Ridings: Edward Baines, 1823

ELLERTON, (p.) in the wap. of Harthill; 9 miles SW. of Pocklington. Here

was formerly a Priory of Canons of the Sempringham Order, founded by William Fitz Peter, before the year 1212, which continued to flourith until the 11th of December, 1536; when this priory was surrendered, by John Golding, the prior. Here is a chapel dedicated to St. Mary, of which John Bethell, Esq. is patron, there is also a Methodist chapel. Population, 318.

Brown Robert, gentleman

Wilkinson Rev. John, vicar


Blanchard James

Boast Wm.

Brown Robert

Clark John

Hatfield Peter

Johnson John

Richardson Wm.

Smith Robert

Stephenson Wm.

Wake James

Watson John

Brown John, corn miller

Carr John, tailor

Lee Sarah, shopkeeper

Wilkinson Wm. schoolmaster

Young John, shoemkr. & vict. Board

Carrier — John Haslewood to York every Sat. dep. at 4 m. ret. at 8 evg.