Skipton on Swale  North Riding


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

SKIPTON-BRIDGE, or Skipton-upon-Swale, a township and a chapelry in Topcliffe parish, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, 1¼ mile W of Topcliffe r. station, and 4½ WSW of Thirsk; and has a post-office, of the name of S.-Bridge, under Thirsk. Acres, 827. Real property, £1,342. Pop., 143. Houses, 28. The chapelry was constituted in 1843. Rated property, £2,840. Pop., 247. Houses, 54. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £30.* Patron, Miss Elsley. The church was built in 1842. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Skipton on Swale through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Skipton on Swale, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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