Place:


Aldfield  West Riding

 

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

ALDFIELD, a township and a chapelry in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the rivulet Skell, 4 miles SW of Ripon r. station. Post Town, Ripon. Acres, 1,225. Real property, £1,375. Pop., 128. Houses, 27. A sulphuretted spring exists here, in a picturesque spot; and, but for being so near Harrowgate, would probably be in high request. ...


The chapelry comprises the townships of Aldfield, Studley-Roger, and Studley-Royal, and bears the name of Aldfield-with-Studley. Pop. in 1851, 327. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £72. Patron, Countess Cowper.

Aldfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11117

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019


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