Rimington  West Riding


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

RIMMINGTON, a township in Gisburn parish, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to Lancashire, 5 miles N E of Clitheroe r. station. It contains the hamlets of Marton-Top, Todber, Howgill, Stopperlane, Newby, and Gaze-gill. Acres, 3,082. Real property, £3, 545. Pop. in 1851, 607; in 1861, 501. Houses, 97. The manor belongs to G. L. Fox, Esq. Silver, lead, and calaminewere formerly worked. There is an Independent chapel.

Rimington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th December 2021

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