Coniston Cold  West Riding


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

CONISTON-COLD, a township in Gargrave parish, and a chapelry in Gargrave and Kirkby-in-Malhamdale parishes, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Aire, the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and the Bradford, Skipton, and Colne railway, 2 miles WNW of Gargrave r. station, and 6 WNW of Skipton. ...

It includes the hamlet of Bell-Busk; and has a post office under Skipton. Acres, 1, 282. Real property, £1, 768. Pop., 238. Houses, 47. The chapelry was constituted in 1847. Rated property, £1, 832. Pop., 265. Houses, 51. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Ripon. Value, £90.* Patron, P. Garforth, Esq. The church is modern; and there are charities £22.

Coniston Cold through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st April 2024

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