In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fulford like this:
FULFORD-AMBO, a parish in York district, E. R. Yorkshire; on the river Ouse, near the Great Northern railway, 2 miles S of York. It consists of the townships of Fulford-Gate and Fulford-Water; and has a post office, of the name of Fulford, under York. Acres of F-G., 1, 630; of F-W., 432. Real property of both, £11, 363. ...
Pop. of F-G., 2, 443; of F-W., 35. Houses, 445 and 3. The York cemetery, the York cavalry barracks, and the Quakers' lunatic asylum, called the Retreat, are here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £96. Patron, the Rev. Samuel Key. The church was rebuilt in 1866, at a cost of £5, 000. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £22.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fulford, in York and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th April 2017
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