Place:


Beamsley  West Riding

 

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

BEAMSLEY, a township in Addingham and Skipton parishes, W. R. Yorkshire; 6 miles E by N of Skipton. Acres, 1,586. Real property, £2,733. Pop., 264. Houses, 55. Here is an hospital, founded in the reign of Elizabeth by Margaret, Countess of Cumberland, for 13 poor women; the income of which is £375.

Beamsley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11538

Date accessed: 21st May 2022


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