The Ancient Parish of BURTON LEONARD
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"BURTON LEONARD, a parish-town, in the lower-division of Claro, liberties of St. Peter and Knaresborough; 4 miles N. of Ripley, 5 miles from Boroughbridge, Ripon, and Knaresborough, 22 from York. Pop. 518. The Church, peculiar, is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Helen, in the deanry of Boroughbridge, diocese of Chester, value, ~£3. 1s. 0½d. p.r. *£73. 10s. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of York."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]