English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Local district in the County of East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • Comitatus Hull 1505 Sanct
  • the Countie of Kyngeston upon Hulle 1546 YChant
  • Hull Shyer 1546 ib
  • Hullshire 1828 Langd


It was constituted a county by Henry VI, and included the parishes of Kingston upon Hull, Hessle, Kirk Ella, and North Ferriby infra . v. scir .

Parishes in this Local district