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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Bolton on Swale

Historical Forms

  • Alreton 1086 DB
  • Ellerton 1184 RichReg
  • Ellerton upon Swale 1314 Ch


'Alder enclosure' v. alor (elri), tun and cf. Ellerton Abbey 270supra .

Places in the same Parish