Walton  West Riding


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

WALTON, a township, with a village, in Sandall-Magna parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles SE by S of Wakefield. Acres, 1,810. Real property, £3,080. Pop., 471. Houses, 104. W. Hall, W. House, and Refuge House are chief residences; and the first is the seat of the naturalist, Waterton, Esq.

Walton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2024

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