Place:Gargrave, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGargrave
Alt namesGeregrauesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
Gheregrauesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.983°N 2.1°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Gargrave is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district located along the A65, north-west of Skipton in North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the very edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal pass through the village. It has a population of 1,764.

Gargrave was an ancient parish and therefore GENUKI has an extensive description from a gazetteer of 1822.

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