In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Anlaby like this:
ANLABY, a township in Kirk-Ella and Hessle parishes, E. R. Yorkshire; near Selby railway, 4 miles W of Hull. Acres, 2,020. Real property, £3,777. Pop, 493. Houses, 103. Anlaby House has been the seat of successively the Anlabys, the Legards, and the Vanses. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
Anlaby is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Anlaby itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Anlaby, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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