In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described West Ella like this:
ELLA (West), a township in Kirk-Ella parish, E. R. Yorkshire. Acres, 570. Real property, £1, 116. Pop., 154. Houses, 39.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing West Ella has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Riding of Yorkshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering West Ella and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of West Ella, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 11th December 2013
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