|Alt names||Scroftune||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 315|
|Scrotone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 315|
|Located in||West Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||West Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Wakefield Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district in which Crofton was located 1894-1974|
|Wakefield (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, England||metropolitan borough in which Crofton is located|
|Agbrigg and Morley Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was situated.|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Crofton is a village near Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It is located roughly to the south east of the city and is roughly to the west of the town of Pontefract and from the town of Featherstone.
Before 1974 Crofton was a civil parish within Wakefield Rural District.
GENUKI provides a description of the ecclesiastical parish of Crofton from a gazetteer from the 1820s. It was in the Agbrigg division of the Agbrigg and Morley Wapentake.