Place:Eshton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesEstunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54°N 2.101°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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Eshton is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is in the Yorkshire Dales and about 6 miles south of Grassington.

Eshton Hall is a large grade II* listed country house, built in 1825-7 by architect George Webster of Kendal in an Elizabethan revival style for Matthew Wilson. Eston Hall was inherited by Frances Mary Richardson Currer who held a large library.

The hall has since been converted into apartments.

GENUKI provides a description of Eshton from 19th century gazetteers..

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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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