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The Barton Ferry

Hob Uid: 79005
Location :
North Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
Barton-Upon-Humber
Grid Ref : TA0288023480
Summary : The site of a Medieval ferry which crossed the Humber from Barton to Hessle. First recorded in 1086, this ferry site was still in operation in 1856 having been superseded in 1855 by a regular daily carrier service until 1956 and an intermittent carrier service up until 1958.
More information : Medieval ferry across the Humber from Barton [TA 0288 2348] to Hessle [TA 0350 2560].(1)

The Barton Ferry, mentioned in Domesday, was still in operation
in 1856. A charter of 1281 laid down that the ferry serve either
Hessle or Hull.(2)

In 1855 the ferry as such came to an end and was superseded by a regular daily carrier service until 1956 and an intermittent
carrier service to 1958. Since then there has been no service. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Corr 6" (A.S. Harvey 1951)
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : History of Barton 1856 39-43 (H.W. Ball)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 FDC 12-MAR-63
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Source Number : 3a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Mr W Clapson (Boat Builder) 11 Maltby Lane, Barton-upon-Humber
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Source Number : 3b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Study of Barton-upon-Humber, 1957, 3, 26-27, (T.W.G.).
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Recorded 1086
Monument End Date : 1086
Monument Start Date : 1086
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Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Service Ended 1858
Monument End Date : 1858
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Ferry
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TA 02 SW 3
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