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Askham Bryan, Ainsty of York

Historical Description

Askham-Bryan or East Askham, a village and a parish in the ainsty of the city of York, 1½ mile NNW of Copmanthorpe railway station, and 3½ SW of York. For civil purposes it is in the W. Riding, but for parliamentary purposes is included in the Thirsk division of the N. Riding. Acreage, 1895; population, 267. It has a post office under York; money order office, Copmanthorpe; telegraph office, Holgate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £170. The church is old but good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishAskham-Bryan St. Nicholas 

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RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO23
Post TownYork