Bishopdale, North Riding of Yorkshire
Bishopdale, a township in Aysgarth parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 1 mile from Aysgarth station on the N.E.R., and H miles SE of Askrigg. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Bedale. Acreage, 4735; population, 91 It is situated in an upland dale, traversed by a rivulet of 8 miles, a tributary to the Ure. The dale is picturesque, and the rivulet makes a fine fall, called Foss Gill.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bishopdale from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Bishop's-Dale)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Bishopdale are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: