Bossall  North Riding


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

BOSSALL, a township and a parish in the district of York and N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Derwent, 3 miles S of Barton-Hill r. station, and 10 N E of York. Acres, 1,090. Pop., 188. Houses, 31. -The parish extends beyond the York and Scarborough railway; has there the head post office of Flaxton Station; and includes the townships of Flaxton-on-the-Moor, Harton, Claxton, Sand-Hutton, and Butter-Crambe. ...

Acres, 9,417. Real property, £10,657. Pop., 1,075. Houses, 215. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Butter-Crambe, in the diocese of York. Value, £445.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham. The church is a handsome cruciform edifice, with a central tower. The rectory of Flaxton and the vicarage of Sandhutton are separate benefices.

Bossall through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bossall, in Ryedale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd March 2018

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