Nidd  West Riding


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

NIDD, a parish, with a small village, in Knaresborough district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Nidd, and on the Leeds, Harrogate, and Thirsk railway, at Nidd-Bridge r. station, 1¼ mile E S E of Ripley. Post-town, Ripley, under Leeds. Acres, 1,016. Real property, £2, 669. Pop., 141. ...

Houses, 25. The property is divided among a few. Nidd Hall and most of the land belong to the Rawson family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £110. Patron, the Duchy of Lancaster. The church was rebuilt in 1868; consists of nave and chancel, with a tower; and is in the decorated English style. The churchyard contains a large stone burial-vault of the Rawson family.

Nidd through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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