Carlton

CARLTON, a township, in the parish of Guiseley, Upper division of the wapentake of Skyrack, W. riding of York, 2 miles (S. E.) from Otley; containing 205 inhabitants, including the inmates of a workhouse erected here in 1818 for an incorporation under Gilbert's act, comprising forty townships. It consists of about 1270 acres of land, and has a small scattered village, lying at the distance of 2 miles to the north of Guiseley. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment, under an inclosure act, in 1772.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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