Rainton  North Riding


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

RAINTON-CUM-NEWBY, a township in Topcliffe parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on Leeming-lane, 6 miles N N W of Boroughbridge. Acres, 1, 511. Real property, £3,067. Pop., 380. Houses, 83. The manor belongs to Earl de Grey. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Rainton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 05th December 2021

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