Askham Richard is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire.

Alternative names: West Askham

Riding: West Riding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1579
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

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].


County: Yorkshire
Civil Registration District: York
Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Diocese: York
Rural Deanery: City of York and Ainsty
Poor Law Union: York
Hundred: York (Ansty)
Province: York

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