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Bolton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bolton, a township in Bishop-Wilton parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles NW of Pocklington, and 1½ mile from Fangfoss station on a branch of the N.E.R. Acreage, 940; population, 118. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Bolton Hall is the seat of the Bardwell family, who are lords of the manor.

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 
Civil parishBishop Wilton 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bolton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Bolton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online:

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO41
Post TownYork