Place:Calton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesCaltunsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates54.019°N 2.135°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton 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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Calton is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, on the River Aire in Airedale. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 63. In 1851 there were 75 residents listed in the census, of whom no fewer than 33, in five households, were called Shackleton. It is also the home of GB cross-country runner, William Guy Crisp.

Research Tips

The Malhamdale Local History Group provides all sorts of local information on the parish online. Included are parish records of births, marriages and deaths pre-1837, the 1881 census, maps and much more.

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