The Ancient Parish of ASKHAM RICHARD
[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."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Transcript of the entry for Askham Richard in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Askham Richard.
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835,, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Bulmer's 1890 History and Directory of the North Riding.
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- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.