Place:Castleton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameCastleton
TypeVillage
Coordinates54.45°N 0.933°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoDanby (near Whitby), North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish of which Castleton is a part
Guisborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1932
Whitby Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1932-1974
Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Castleton is a village on the River Esk, part of the civil parish of Danby, now in the county of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 15 miles south-east of Middlesbrough, in the North York Moors. There was once a medieval castle sited on Castle Hill.

From 1894 until 1932, Danby parish was part of Guisborough Rural District. In 1932 it was transferred to Whitby Rural District. Since the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974 it has been in the administration district named Scarborough Borough. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish of in the Langbargh Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Castleton, North Yorkshire.

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