Barton Upon
Humber Civic Society

Welcome to the Barton upon Humber Civic Society website. In the following pages you will find more information about the activities of the Society and its values. You will also be able to keep up to date with latest news and events.

Saint Mary’s Parish Church, Barton Upon Humber


Barton Civic Society has been active in a number of areas supporting social and cultural initiatives including the provision of Heritage and Environmental projects.


Events, awards, wins, campaigns and community news across Barton upon Humber and surrounding locality. For all of our news click here.

Barton Haven plaque

The first known record of a ferry crossing the Humber estuary dates from 1315 when the Warden and Burgesses of Kingston upon Hull were granted a charter...


Posted on Sep 19, 2020

Historic Barton upon Humber

This photo from 1960 of Barton upon Humber gives a glimpse of what our town was like 60 years ago. There have been many changes over that period to all aspects of life. If you would like to have your say on future development don't forget to complete the Neighbourhood Plan survey by 30th September. Get involved, make your opinion count. ... See MoreSee Less

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Posted on Aug 6, 2020

Historic Barton upon Humber

Barton upon Humber Civic Society in action. Members Andrew Robinson and John Womersley picked a hot day to do some bench maintenance. Society members get involved in a real variety of projects around the town from archiving Barton's history to tree planting. If you have some spare time and would like to get involved or just find out more email ... See MoreSee Less

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The Ferry landing plaque at Barton Haven commemorates the ferry service that connected Barton to Hull for hundreds of years.

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