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Ellerton upon Swale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Ellerton-upon-Swale, a village and a township in Bolton-upon-Swale parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Swale, 1½ mile E by S of Catterick. Acreage, 1685; population, 149. Henry Jenkins, who was said to have attained the age of 169, and died in 1670, was a native.

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 parishCatterick 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ellerton upon Swale 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

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