- source: Family History Library Catalog
Salton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Salton was part of Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Rydale Wapentake.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides this description from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72):
- "SALTON, a township in Helmsley district, and a parish partly also in Malton district, [North Riding of] Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Dore, 3½ miles N by E of Slingsby [railway] station, and 6½ W S W of Pickering; and has a post-office under York. Acres: 1730. Real property: £2,940. Population: 169. Houses: 28. The parish contains also the township of Brawby, [which] comprises 2,530 acres. Population: 384. Houses: 70. The manor belongs to J. Woodall, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £140. Patron, J. Woodall, Esq."