In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bishop Monkton like this:
BISHOP-MONKTON, a township-chapelry in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to the Northeastern railway, 1½ mile NE of Wormald-Green station, and 4 SSE of Ripon. It has a post office under Ripon. Acres, 2,089. Real property, £3,734. Pop., 444. Houses, 112. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £100. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ripon. The church is good.
Bishop Monkton is now part of Harrogate district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harrogate has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishop Monkton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishop Monkton, in Harrogate and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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