Askham Richard is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.
Alternative names: West Askham
Riding: West Riding
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1579
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ASKHAM-RICHARD, or West Askham, a parish in the district and county of York; contiguous to Askham Bryan, 3 miles NW of Copmanthorpe r. station, and 4½ SW of York. Post Town, York. Acres, 960. Real property, £1,649. Pop., 235. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £200. Patron, John Wood, Esq. The church is good; and there are charities £17.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: York
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Rural Deanery: City of York and Ainsty
Poor Law Union: York
Hundred: York (Ansty)