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South Dalton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Dalton, South, or Dalton Holme, a township and a parish in E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles from Cherry Burton station on the N.E.R., with a post and money order office of the name of Dalton Holme (S.O.); telegraph office, Cherry Bur-ton. Acreage of the township, 1848; population, 242. The parish contains the two townships of South Dalton and Holme-on-the-Wolds. Population, 400. Dalton Hall is the seat of Lord Hotham, who is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York; value, £425 with residence. Patron, Lord Hotham. The church was built in 1861 at a cost of £25,000, is cruciform and in the Early English style, and has a western tower and spire, elaborately decorated and 200 feet high. There is a Wesleyan Methodist chapel.

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

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Land and Property

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU17
Post TownBeverley