Fairburn  West Riding


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

FAIRBURN, a township in Ledsham parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Aire and the North Midland railway, 2½ miles NNW of Ferrybridge. Acres, 1, 386. Real property, £2, 826; of which £83 are in quarries. Pop., 458. Houses, 112. There are chapels for Independents and Primitive Methodists.

Fairburn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd December 2021

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