Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CATTON

CATTON, two townships in Pocklington district, and a parish in Pocklington and York districts, E. R. Yorkshire. The townships are High and Low Catton; they lie contiguous to each other; and the latter is on the river Derwent, 1 mile S of Stamford-Bridge r. station, and 7 E by N of York. Acres, 1,640 and 2,140. Real property, £1,819 and £1,661. Pop., 215 and 179. Houses, 42 and 33. The parish contains also the townships of East Stamford-Bridge, Kexby, and Stamford-Bridge-with-Scoreby; and has post offices at Stamford-Bridge and Kexby, both under York. Acres, 8,102. Real property, £9,623; of which £181 are in quarries. Pop. 1,189. Houses, 223. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £410.-Patron, Lord Leconfield. The church is tolerable. The vicarage of Kexby is a separate benefice. There are a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed school with £25, and other charities with £11.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "two townships"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place: Catton

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