In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Buslingthorpe like this:
BUSLINGTHORPE, a chapelry in Leeds parish, W. R. Yorkshire; constituted in 1849. Pop., 4,548. Houses, 998. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £300.* Patrons, Five Trustees.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Buslingthorpe, in Leeds and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th February 2017
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