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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"ILKLEY, a parish-town, in the upper-division of Skyrack; 6 miles WNW. of Otley and Keighley, 9 from Skipton, 34 from York. Pop. 496. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints (see Churches for photograph), in the deanry of Craven, value, ~£7. 13s. 9d. p.r. !£56. 1s. 6d. Patron, George Hartley, Esq." (There is further information for Ilkley).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Ausby
  • Ben Rhydding
  • Clay Hill
  • Hanging Stones
  • Holling Hall
  • Langbar
  • Middleton
  • Moor Houses
  • Myddleton Lodge
  • Nesfield
  • Ramsgill
  • Stockhill
  • Wheatley

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]


Church History

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