Arthington  West Riding


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

ARTHINGTON, a chapelry in Addle parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Wharfe and on the Leeds and Stockton railway, 4 miles E of Otley. It has a station on the railway, 9¼ miles from Leeds. Acres, 1,780. Real property, £3,740. Pop., 344. Houses, 63. A Cluniac nunnery was founded here, in the 12th century, by Peter de Ardington. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £140.* Patron, W. Sheep shanks, Esq. The church was built in 1864.

Arthington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd August 2021

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