Place:Buckden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBuckden
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2°N 2.083°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Buckden is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

Buckden is situated in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, on the River Wharfe in Wharfedale. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 184. It is situated where Buckden Gill, which rises on Buckden Pike, joins the River Wharfe. Up the Gill is an old, long disused, lead mine - Buckden Gavel Mine.

GENUKI states that in 1822 Buckden had a population of 382.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Buckden.

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