Dishforth  North Riding


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

DISHFORTH, a township-chapelry and a sub-district in Ripon district and N. R. Yorkshire. The chapelry is in Topcliffe parish; lies near Leeming-Lane, 2¾ miles SSE of Baldersby-Gate r. station, and 4 NNW of Borough-bridge; and has a post office under Thirsk. Acres, 1, 714. Real property, £3, 636. ...

Pop., 401. Houses, 84. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Topclifle. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans. -The sub-district contains eleven townships, belonging to five parishes. Acres, 14, 341. Pop., 1, 794. Houses, 378.

Dishforth through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dishforth, in Harrogate and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 04th December 2021

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