Place:


Escrick  East Riding

 

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

ESCRICK, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in York district, E. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Ouse, 4½ miles ESE of Copmanthorpe r. station, and 7 SSE of York; and has a post office under York. Acres, 4, 120. Real property, £4, 913. Pop., 654. ...


Houses, 128. The parish contains also the township of Deighton, and part of that of Naburn. Acres, exclusive of the Naburn portion, 6, 067. Real property, exclusive of Naburn, £7, 498. Pop. Of the whole, 1, 237. Houses, 234. The property is divided among three. Escrick Park belonged, in the time of James I., to Sir Thomas Knivet, the discoverer of the gunpowder plot, and gave him the title of Baron, on his being raised to the peerage; and it belongs now to Lord Wenlock. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £530.* Patron, Lord Wenlock. The church is recent.—The sub-district contains also another parish, and parts of three others. Acres, 18, 633. Pop., 2, 786. Houses, 553.

Escrick through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Escrick, in Selby and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12434

Date accessed: 14th October 2019


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