Place:Swinton (near Malton), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSwinton (near Malton)
Alt namesSwinton
Swinton, Ryedalesource: wikipedia
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.14954°N 0.83936°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoMalton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the civil parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There are two Swintons in the North Riding of Yorkshire (North Yorkshire). This one is now located in Ryedale District; the other Swinton (near Harrogate) is in the Harrogate District and is located immediately south of Marsham .

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Swinton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 2 miles west of Malton.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Swinton was located in Malton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Appleton le Street in the Rydale Wapentake.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Swinton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) described Swinton like this:

"SWINTON, a township in Appleton-le-Street parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; 2¼ miles W by N of New Malton. Acres, 1,200. Real property, £1,751. Pop., 381. Houses, 91. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel."

GENUKI, quoting a gazetteer of the 1820s, also mentioned a Chapel of Ease belonging to the Church of England. It would appear that this had disappeared by 1870. The Primitive Methodist Chapel was located on the main road and is now a private house.

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