The Ancient Parish of ASKHAM BRYAN
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ASKHAM BRYAN, a parish, 4 miles S.W. of York. The church is an ancient structure dedicated to St. Nicholas (see Churches for photograph), the living is a vicarage, the present incumbent Rev. R. S. Thompson, Patron, Harry Croft, Esq.; here is also a Methodist chapel, and an endowed School. Pop. 377."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Photographs of nearly 200 gravestones at Askham Bryan with linked surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Askham Bryan in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- 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.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Askham Bryan to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE552483 (Lat/Lon: 53.927896, -1.160843), Askham Bryan which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The 1914-1918 War Memorial in Askham Bryan Churchyard.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
- A list of those paying the 1379 Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for this parish.