Place:Long Preston, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLong Preston
Alt namesPrestunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 318
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.017°N 2.254°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSettle 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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Long Preston is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, in the Yorkshire Dales. It lies along the A65 road, and is from Skipton and from Settle. The population of Long Preston in 2001 was 680.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Long Preston. The sub-sections on history in Middle Ages and in the industrial age are of note.

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