Place:Aysgarth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameAysgarth Rural
TypeRural district
Coordinates54.29°N 1.994°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1894 - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoRichmondshire District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which Aysgarth Rural District is now located

Aysgarth Rural District was an administrative division of the North Riding of Yorkshire based on the village of Aysgarth in the area known as Wensleydale. Since the municipal reorganization of 1974, the area covered by Aysgarth Rural has been located in the Richmondshire District of North Yorkshire, England.

According to a map found in GENUKI illustrating the ecclesiastical parishes of the North Riding of Yorkshire as they existed in the first half of the 19th century, Aysgarth was a very large parish covering the southwest corner of the North Riding. All the communities listed below (and more that are mentioned in Wikipedia) were located in that one parish.

Civil Parishes

Civil parishParish statusDuration  Notes
Abbotside Common parochial area 1894-1934 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Askrigg chapelry, civil parish 1894-1974 formerly Low Abbotside, to Richmondshire District in 1974
Aysgarth parish (ancient), civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Bainbridge township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Bishopdale township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Burton cum Walden township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Carperby cum Thoresby township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Hawes chapelry, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
High Abbotside township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Mossdale Moor parochial area 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Newbiggin township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Thoralby township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Thornton Rust township, civil parish 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974
Wether Fell chapelry, parochial area 1894-1974 to Richmondshire District in 1974

Research Tips

  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Aysgarth Rural District. This section provides statistics on population and industry, as well as a listing of the civil parishes and the alterations to the municipal organization.