Catton

CATTON, a township, in the parish of Topcliffe, union of Thirsk, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W.) from Thirsk; containing 136 inhabitants. It is on the east bank of the river Swale, and comprises by computation 770 acres of land: the Leeming-Lane road passes at the distance of about a mile and a half to the west of the village. The tithes have been commuted for £160 payable to the Dean and Chapter of York, and £26. 15. to the vicar.

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

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