Place:Ganton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGanton
Alt namesGalmetonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 306
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.183°N 0.491°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoSherburn Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated 1935-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Dickering Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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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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