In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Littlethorpe like this:
LITTLETHORPE, a village in Whitcliffe-with-Thorpe township, Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Ure, 1¼ mile SSE of Ripon. The making of bricks and tiles is largely carried on.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Littlethorpe has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Harrogate. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Littlethorpe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Littlethorpe, in Harrogate and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 08th December 2013
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