|Alt names||Galmeton||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 306|
|Located in||East Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||Yorkshire, England |
|North Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|See also||Sherburn Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1935|
|Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district in which the parish was situated 1935-1974|
|Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, England||administrative district in which it is now located|
|Dickering Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, England||wapentake in which it was located|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Ganton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 7 miles west of the coastal town of Filey, and 9 miles south-west of Scarborough.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Ganton was located in Norton Rural District, having been transferred from the Sherburn Rural District when the latter was abolished in 1935. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Dickering Wapentake.
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Categories: East Riding of Yorkshire, England | North Yorkshire, England | Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, England | Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England | Sherburn Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, England | Dickering Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, England