Place:Salton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSalton
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2122°N 0.9036°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKirkbymoorside Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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."

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