Place:Draughton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameDraughton
Alt namesDractonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.966°N 1.935°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


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Draughton (pronounced Draff-ton) is a village and civil parish, population 240, in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

It is situated east of Skipton and lies on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.


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