In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ranmoor like this:
Ranmoor, eccl. dist., Sheffield par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, in bor. of Sheffield, pop. 1864.
The location is where the name "Ranmoor" appears on the modern 1:50,000 map.
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 Ranmoor has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Sheffield. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Ranmoor and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ranmoor, in Sheffield and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th May 2013
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