Place:Skipton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSkipton
Alt namesSkipton-in-Cravensource: wikipedia
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates53.967°N 2.017°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoCraven, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which Skipton is now located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Skipton (also known as Skipton-in-Craven) is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is located on the course of the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to the south of the Yorkshire Dales, northwest of Bradford and west of York. At the 2001 Census, Skipton had a population of 14,313.

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