West Ayton  North Riding


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

AYTON (West), a township in Hutton-Bushell parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on a tributary of the Derwent river, 3½ miles W of Seamer r. station, and 5 WSW of Scarborough. Acres, 2,160. Real property, £2,704. Pop., 385. Houses, 78. Remains exist of an ancient castle which belonged to the Evers or Eures and the Cliffords.

West Ayton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2021

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