The Ancient Parish of ILKLEY
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2007]
[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.
- Ben Rhydding
- Clay Hill
- Hanging Stones
- Holling Hall
- Moor Houses
- Stubham Lodge
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
All Saints Church, Ilkley (view 1).
All Saints Church, Ilkley (view 2).
The First Church of Christ Scientist, Ilkley.
St. Margaret's Church, Ilkley.
The Baptist Church, Ilkley.
Christ Church (Methodist and U.R.C.), Ilkley (view 1).
Christ Church (Methodist/URC), Ilkley (view 2).
The Church of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Ilkley.
The Quaker's Meeting house, Ilkley.
St. John the Evangelist's Church, Ben Rhydding (view 1).
St. John the Evangelist's Church, Ben Rhydding (view 2).
The Methodist Church, Ben Rhydding.
- The following Churches have their own websites:
- A transcription of the
memorial Plaque for William Sutton Smeeth at Ben Rhydding; on the inside church wall
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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