Gilberdyke is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 20 miles (32 km) south-east of York and 19 miles (31 km) west of Hull. Gilberdyke lies near to Howden which is 5 miles (8 km) away. It lies on the B1230 road, 1 mile (2 km) south of the M62 motorway.

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Village pond, Gilberdyke, England.
Gilberdyke is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population3,430 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE834291
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Gilberdyke
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBROUGH
Postcode districtHU15
Dialling code01430
UK Parliament
List of places
53°45′07″N 0°44′10″W / 53.751957°N 0.736066°W / 53.751957; -0.736066Coordinates: 53°45′07″N 0°44′10″W / 53.751957°N 0.736066°W / 53.751957; -0.736066
Gilberdyke Methodist Church

The civil parish is formed by the village of Gilberdyke and the hamlets of Bennetland, Hive, Sandholme and Scalby. According to the 2011 UK Census, Gilberdyke parish had a population of 3,430,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK Census figure of 3,028.[2]

Gilberdyke Train Station

The village is served by Gilberdyke railway station with trains operating between Scarborough/Bridlington via Hull to Doncaster and Sheffield, between Hull and Selby/York and two Transpenine services a day between Hull and Leeds/Manchester calling at the station.

In 1823 Gilberdyke was in the parish of Eastrington, the Wapentake of Holderness, and the Liberty of St Peter. Population, including the settlements of Hive and Sandholm[e], was 640. Occupations at the time included four farmers, two blacksmiths, two carpenters, a shoemaker, a corn miller, a constable, a schoolmaster, an overseer, and the licensed victualler of The Cross Keys public house.[3]

Current Asking Alexandria and We Are Harlot vocalist Danny Worsnop grew up here.[4]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Gilberdyke Parish (1170211186)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Gilberdyke Parish (00FB057)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  3. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 210.
  4. ^ "East Yorkshire singer takes the US by storm in metal band". Hull Daily Mail. 3 January 2012. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6.

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