Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"ASKHAM RICHARD, a parish in the ainsty of
the city, and East riding of the county of YORK, 5
miles W.S.W. from York, containing 249 inhabitants.
The living is a discharged vicarage, in the
archdeaconry and diocese of York, rated in the king's
books at £4. 13. 4., endowed with £200 private benefaction,
and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage
of R. J. Thompson., Esq. The church is dedicated to
St. Mary. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]
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