5 April 2013


Good to see Ellerby on line. Many happy memories of the place, visiting from Withernwick as a teen. The village that was the home of the founding of the infamous Ramblers Skiffle Group, lock ins at the Railway when it was just a nice little village pub, and Sunday afternoons sitting at the bridge on Lambwath Hill chatting up the Hornsea bound cyclists from Hull.


Terry Ireland, Anlaby Common


4 July 2013


Well done on this wonderful website. We live in Mulberry Lane and were wondering if there is anything we can do about the amount of cars and motorbikes speeding through the village, eg police with speed gun if possible. Not sure whether this could be possible, but we feel it is long overdue. Many thanks.


Carol Wright, New Ellerby


9 July 2013


I am interested in the Railway Tavern at Ellerby. This website says it was built 1872 but I have Helen Grassby in the 1871 census. I am interested in the Grassby family.


Beverley Stegeman, Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia


Thank you for the correction Bev, and good luck with the family history - Geoff.


1 September 2013


Excellent website Geoff. Keep up the good work!


Diane, Chris and Luke Clark, New Ellerby


16 March 2014


We are wishing to put forward the idea of an open garden weekend this summer in aid of charity. My suggestion would be the Daisy Appeal based at Castle Hill Hospital. We would be happy to provide cream teas (if given some assistance and loan of crockery & garden future!) I am hopeful that other residents of Ellerby would be keen to open their gardens. And also think opening our allotments behind The Railway would be a good idea.

Ian and Diane Stroud, New Ellerby

Thank you for your suggestion, which I have forwarded to the Parish Council - Geoff


29 July 2014


BBC Radio Humberside is making a programme on the Hull to Hornsea Railway. I am looking for personal stories and reminiscences along the route from people who travelled the line, lived along it, worked on the railway or have any interest in it. If your visitors can help, could they please contact me at: joan.venus-evans@ bbc.co.uk or call 01482 314461 leaving a message and contact number (before 15 August please).


Joan Venus-Evans, BBC Radio Humberside


16 April 2015


Hi, my name is Pauline and I now live with my family in Sydney. My maiden name was Ellerby and I grew up in Hull, where many of my family still live. Ellerby as a place has always fascinated me. Sadly, my father, John Andrew Ellerby, passed away in February and in his memory I would love to obtain a copy of the Ellerby Station photograph on this website. Thanks, Pauline.


Pauline Nicholson, Sydney, Australia


23 April 2015


Hi there, just spotted that BT have finally sorted their act out and BT Infinity is now accepting orders :-)

Thought you may want to put a notice up for everyone who has been waiting in anticipation.


Matt Stow, New Ellerby


Many thanks  for the information, Matt. Please see updated Broadband Noticeboard - Geoff


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