|Alt names||Distone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 317|
|Kirk-Deighton||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Type||Parish, Village, Civil parish|
|Located in||West Riding of Yorkshire, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||North Yorkshire, England (1974 - )|
|Yorkshire, England |
|See also||Wetherby Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England||rural district of which it was a part 1894-1974|
|Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, England||administrative district in which it is located since 1974|
|Claro 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
Kirk Deighton is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated to the immediate north west of Wetherby and near the A1(M). The village has a population of less than 500 people. Kirk Deighton is set along the county border line between West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. The village itself being in North Yorkshire, but Wetherby being in the City of Leeds metropolitan district, in West Yorkshire. There is no undeveloped land separating Wetherby and Kirk Deighton, just a small field of allotments.
GENUKI provides a description of the ecclesiastical parish of Kirk Deighton from a gazetteer from the 1820s. It was in the upper division of the Claro Wapentake.