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Carlton (Coverham), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Carlton, a village and a township in Coverham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles SSW by W of Middleham, with a post and money order office (R.S.O.) under Middleham. Acreage, 2937; population, 199. The surface is the lower part of an upland vale, traversed by a tributary of the river Ure. There is a Wesleyan chapel, and a school-chapel under the Vicar of Coverham.

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 parishCoverham 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Carlton (Coverham) from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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