Sawley  West Riding


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

SAWLEY, a township-chapelry, with a village and four hamlets, in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 4½ miles N W by W of Wormald-Green r. station, and 5 S W of Ripon. Post-town, Ripon. Acres, 3, 203. Real property, £2, 933. Pop., 446. Houses, 96. The manor, with S. Hall, belongs to H. Wormald, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £126.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of R. The church isplain. Charities, £15.

Sawley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th October 2019

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