In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lothersdale like this:
LOTHERSDALE, a hamlet in Carlton parish, and a chapelry partly also in Kildwick parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The hamlet lies 5 miles SW of Skipton r. station and has a post office under Leeds. The chapelry was con stituted in 1 840. Pop. in 1861,819. Houses, 170. Pop. of the Carlton portion, 626. Houses, 130. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Carlton. The church was built in 1838. There is a national school.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lothersdale, in Craven and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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