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Catton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Catton, a township forming part of the ecclesiastical parish of Skipton-upon-Swale, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Swale, 5 mites SW of Thirsk, which is the post town; money order, telegraph office, and railway station, Topclifle. Acreage, 842; population, 118.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishTopcliffe 
Poor Law unionThirsk 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeBirdforth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Catton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO7
Post TownThirsk