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Kilton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Kilton, a township in Brotton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 6¼miles NE of Guisbrough, and 1½ mile from Worksop station on the M.S. & L.R. and M.R. Post town, Brotton (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1665; population, 412. The manor belongs to the Wharton family. A castle was built here in the time of King Stephen by Robert de Bruce, and passed to the Thwengs, but little now remains of it.

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

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kilton 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:

CountyRedcar & Cleveland
RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS12
Post TownSaltburn-By-The-Sea