Askham Richard  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Askham Richard like this:

ASKHAM-RICHARD, or West Askham, a parish in the district and county of York; contiguous to Askham Bryan, 3 miles NW of Copmanthorpe r. station, and 4½ SW of York. Post Town, York. Acres, 960. Real pro perty, £1,649. Pop., 235. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £200. Patron, John Wood, Esq. The church is good; and there are charities £17.

Askham Richard through time

Askham Richard is now part of York district. Click here for graphs and data of how York has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Askham Richard itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Askham Richard, in York and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th December 2019

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