Rufforth  West Riding


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

RUFFORTH, a parish in the district of York and W. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles S by W of Hessay r. station, and 5 W of York. Post-town, York. Acres, 2, 420. Real property, £3,096. Pop., 297. Houses, 63. The manor belongs to J. Clayton, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £130. Patron, Mrs. Siddall. The church is ancient. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a parochial school.

Rufforth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2019

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