Barrow upon Humber
Welcome to the village and community of
Copyright & Design, Tim Labourne, Trevor Millum & Steve Johnson
Welcome to the Barrow upon Humber website. The site is in its infancy but we hope that it will gradually grow and be another useful source of information both for the villagers and visitors – whether virtual or real.
Barrow is a large settlement of nearly 3000 inhabitants (according to the 2001 census). This includes the hamlet of Barrow Haven, a mile or so down the road on the banks of the Humber. Also on the Humber towards the east, you will find the village of New Holland with a population of about 1,000.
Barrow is fortunate in retaining a number of shops and other facilities. Around or
near the Market Place you’ll find a newsagent, a general store (including a pharmacy),
the Post Office, a butcher, hairdresser, a Chinese take-
On this site you’ll find more information about the village as it is now and something about its long and fascinating history.
The deadline for entries for the Wheelbarrow Trail and for those who would like to open their gardens is May 31. Entry forms are available from Barrow Village News and the Post Office or can be downloaded from this site. Here