Bolton upon Swale  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bolton upon Swale like this:

BOLTON-UPON-SWALE, a chapelry in Catterick parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Swale, 2¾ miles SW of Cowton r. station, and 5½ ESE of Richmond. Post Town, Catterick. Acres, 878. Real property, £1,578. Pop., 105. Houses, 23. The property is not much divided. The living is a p. ...

curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £100.* Patron, the Vicar of Catterick. The church is good, and contains a monument of Henry Jenkins, a native of Ellerton in the neighbourhood, who died in 1670 at the age of 169. An endowed school at Scorton has £231; and other charities £18.

Bolton upon Swale through time

Bolton upon Swale is now part of Richmondshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Richmondshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bolton upon Swale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bolton upon Swale, in Richmondshire and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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