The Ancient Parish of ASKHAM RICHARD
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"ASKHAM RICHARD, a parish, 5 miles SW. of York.
(Askam-House, the seat of Robert Swann, Esq.) The church here is a neat ancient
structure, a vicarage, endowed in 1329, and dedicated to St. Mary (see Churches for photograph), Patron, Harry
Croft, Esq. there is also a newly erected Methodist chapel. Population, 249."
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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