Colton  West Riding


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

COLTON, a township in Bolton-Percy parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the York and Derby railway, 6 ½ miles NW of York. Acres, 1, 129. Real property, £1, 641. Pop., 129. Houses, 31.

Colton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Colton, in Selby and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st May 2024

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