Bishop Thornton  West Riding


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

BISHOP-THORNTON, a township-chapelry in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 3½ miles NW of Ripley r. station, and 5½ SW by S of Ripon. Post Town, Ripley, Yorkshire. Acres, 3,027. Real property, £4,211. Pop., 541. Houses, 106. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £85. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter. I here are Wesleyan and R. Catholic chapels.

Bishop Thornton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd June 2020

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