Draughton  West Riding


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

DRAUGHTON, a township in Skipton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; adjacent to the river Wharfe, 3½ miles E by N of Skipton. It has a post office under Skipton. Acres, 2, 257. Real property, £2, 696. Pop., 178. Houses, 40.

Draughton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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