Bishop Thornton is a village and civil parish in the district of North Yorkshire Harrogate, England. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 521. The village is about seven miles north of Harrogate. Bishop Thornton was also a cricket club that was created over 100 years, the club plays very competitive. Bishop Thornton has two churches and two schools and a church school and a Catholic church and school of 39, Church of 39, England.