Bolton, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Yorkshire Parishes
East Riding
Bolton, Yorkshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Hang
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Leyburn
Registration District Leyburn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1684
Bishop's Transcripts: 1678
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Catterick
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

BOLTON, a township and chapelry, in the parish of Bishop Wilton, union of Pocklington, Wilton-Beacon division of the wapentake of Harthill, E. riding of York, 2¾ miles (N. W.) from Pocklington. It has a neat and pleasant village seated on a gentle acclivity. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 295-302. Adapted. Accessed November 7, 2013.