Ouse and Derwent  West Riding


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

OUSE and DERWENT, a wapentake in the W of E. R. Yorkshire; bounded, on the S and the W, by the river Ouse, on the E, by the river Derwent; and containing Dunnington parish, ten other parishes, and parts of three others. Acres, 54, 129. Pop. in 1851, 10, 811; in 1861, 11, 844. Houses, 2, 350.

Ouse and Derwent through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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