Administrative unit

Bootham Borough

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
BOOTHAM
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10172860
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.

Notes:

Bootham is a suburb of the city of York just outside the walls north of the Minster. In the late 13th century there was a dispute between the city and St. Mary's Abbey, the latter claiming that Bootham was a free borough outside the control of the city. See 'The twelfth and thirteenth centuries: The city and ecclesiastical franchises', A History of the County of York: the City of York (1961), pp. 38-40. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36319 Date accessed: 17 August 2010.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
YORKSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bootham Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10172860

Date accessed: 20th January 2020