Claro  West Riding


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

CLARO, a wapentake in W. R. Yorkshire. It takes name from Claro-Hill in Allerton-Mauleverer parish; consists of three divisions, Lower, Upper, and Ripon liberty; and contains twenty-seven parishes, and parts of six others. Acres of the Lower d., 140, 640; of the Upper d., 78, 579; of the Ripon liberty d., 35, 795. Pop. of the whole, 49, 476. Houses, 10, 639.

Claro through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th July 2020

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