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Parish in the County of West Riding of Yorkshire


Bolton Abbey was formerly a separate parish and included the townships of Barden, Bolton Abbey, Draughton and Halton East in this wapentake and Beamsley and Hazlewood in Upper Claro Wapentake (v, 70supra ); in 1549 it became a chapelry of Skipton and its members added to Skipton parish (cf. PRBl v).

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Other OS name