Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Malton. You may be able to find further references to Malton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
MALTON a sub-district and a district Imperial
MALTON (NEw) a town and two parishes Imperial
New Malton parish Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Malton within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 1
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Old Malton 0 1
Broughton 0 2
Ryton 1 2
Sutton 0 1
Norton 0 2
Swinton 0 2
Scagglethorpe 0 2
Marishes 0 2
Amotherby 0 1
Appleton le Street 0 2
Great Habton 0 3
Settrington 0 2
Rillington 0 2
Kirby Misperton 0 2
Hildenley 0 2
Langton 0 2
Huttons Ambo 0 3
Menethorpe 0 2
Thorpe Bassett 0 2
Scampston 0 2