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Fulfords Ambo, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Fulfords Ambo, a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Ouse, near the G.N.R., 2 miles S of York. It consists of the townships of Fulford Gate and Fulford Water, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office, of the name of Fulford, under York. Acreage of Fulford Gate, 1655; population, 7536; acreage of Fulford Water, 356; population, 40. The York cemetery, the York cavalry barracks, and the Quakers' lunatic asylum, -called the Retreat, are here. The living of Fulford (Sfc Oswald) is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net yearly value, £147 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church was erected in 1866, was partially destroyed by fire in 1877, but since restored at considerable cost. There are a library and reading-room. The village of Gate Fulford is a suburb of the city of York, and the greater part of the township is in the county borough of York.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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