Place:Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton
Alt namesBilton-in-Ainsty
Bickerton
Bilton (near Wetherby)source: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.95°N 1.302°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWetherby Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is located since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: It is easy to confuse Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton with Bilton (near Harrogate), situated some miles to the west. There is yet another Bilton, specifically named Bilton-in-Holderness, east of Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton is a civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 512.

The parish contains Bilton-in-Ainsty and Bickerton, which are about three miles east of Wetherby in West Yorkshire.

Historically, Bilton (of Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton) was an ecclesiastical parish in Ainsty Wapentake. The two settlements were each made civil parishes in 1866. From 1894 until 1937, the individual civil parish of Bilton-in-Ainsty and Bickerton were located in Wetherby Rural District. In 1937 the parishes merged to become Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton. In 1974 the area became part of the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire.

Bilton-in-Ainsty

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Bilton-in-Ainsty is a village in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire in England. It is situated about 4 miles (6 km) east from Wetherby and 8 miles (13 km) west from York. It is part of the civil parish of Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton.

Bickerton

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Bickerton is a village on the B1224 road was a separate civil parish from 1866 until 1937 when it merged with Bilton-in-Ainsty (see above). The nearest town is Wetherby.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on both Bilton-in-Ainsty and Bickerton. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Bilton provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Bilton-in-Ainsty.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Bickerton.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to maps of the West Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. Those listed here provide data for the part of the West Riding that transferred to North Yorkshire in 1974 plus the northern parts of Leeds and Bradford. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.
  • Ordnance Survey West Riding 1888. The "Sanitary Districts (which preceded the rural districts) for the whole of the West Riding.
  • Ordnance Survey Northern part of the West Riding 1900 The rural and urban districts, not long after their introduction. (rural districts of Sedbergh, Settle, Skipton, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Knaresborough, Great Ouseburn, Clitheroe, Wharfedale, Wetherby, York, Bishopthorpe, Keighley, the northern part of Bradford, the northern part of Leeds, the northern part of Hunslet Urban District, the northern part of Tadcaster Rural District, the northern part of Selby Rural District)
  • Ordnance Survey Northern part of the West Riding 1944. The urban and rural districts of the northern part of the West Riding (mostly Settle, Skipton, Ripon and Pateley Bridge, and Nidderdale, with sections of Wharfedale and Wetherby) after the revisions of 1935.
  • Ordnance Survey Southern part of the West Riding 1944 shows the southern part of the West Riding (including the southern part of Wetherby Rural District).
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