Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
SKIPTON a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Skipton.

Place Type of entry Source
Barden township Bartholomew
BARDEN a township Imperial
BEAMSLEY a township Imperial
Bolton Abbey township Bartholomew
BOLTON-ABBEY, or East Bolton a township chapelry Imperial
Draughton township Bartholomew
DRAUGHTON a township Imperial
Drebley hamlet Bartholomew
DREBLEY a hamlet Imperial
Eastby hamlet Bartholomew
Embsay with Eastby township Bartholomew
EMBSAY-WITH-EASTBY a township and a chapelry Imperial
Halton, East township Bartholomew
HALTON (EAST) a Township Imperial
Hazlewood and Storiths township Bartholomew
Stirton with Thorlby township Bartholomew
STIRTON-WITH-THORLBY a township Imperial

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 Skipton 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: West Riding 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
Thomas Pennant Gorhambury and Verulamium 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
Embsay 0 2
Bradleys Both 0 2
Stirton 0 2
Eastby 0 1
Thorlby 0 1
Halton East 0 2
Cononley 0 2
Draughton 0 2
Farnhill 0 2
Carleton 0 2
Kildwick 0 2
Glusburn 0 2
Broughton 0 3
Silsden 0 2
Cross Hills 0 2
Bolton Abbey 1 2
Elslack 0 2
Eastburn 0 2
Flasby 0 2
Addingham 0 2