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  1. Halton is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1988 and again since 1997. Its population in 2001 was 100,055.
  2. Halton: Halton-with-Aughton is a civil parish located 3 miles east of Lancaster, England on the north bank of the River Lune. The main settlement is the village of Halton-on-Lune, commonly just called Halton, in the west, and the parish stretches to the hamlet of Aughton in the east. It lies in the City of Lancaster district of Lancashire, and has a population of 2,360.
    • also known as Halton, Lancashire; Halton-with-Aughton
    • part of United Kingdom
  3. Halton is a small village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England, located about 2 miles north of Wendover and 5 miles southeast of Aylesbury. It lies just outside the Metropolitan Green Belt so it has not been protected from postwar housing development. At its southern end it is contiguous with Wendover, but it retains a separate, older village centre anchored by St Michael & All Angels Church and a community hall. There is a separate, modern Catholic Church. The Parish also includes RAF Halton, a Royal Air Force training station with a grass airfield used for glider training. Most modern housing in the village was built for RAF personnel, but some is now in private hands. A small shop mainly serves the RAF community. The base had a large military hospital employing hundreds of people, which was closed in 1995. The buildings remained until 2007/8 when they were demolished for the Princess Mary Gate housing scheme on land between Halton and Wendover.
  4. Halton, formerly a separate village, is now part of the town of Runcorn, Cheshire, England. The name Halton has been assumed by the Borough of Halton, which includes Runcorn, Widnes and some outlying parishes.
  5. Halton is a constituency in Cheshire, represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Derek Twigg of the Labour Party.
  6. Halton is a provincial electoral district in Central Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. It was created in 1999 from all of Halton North and part of Halton Centre. The riding also existed from 1867 to 1902. and from 1905 to 1967.

There are other places with in their name, like East Halton, Halton East, Halton Gill, Halton West, Halton Hills, Halton Holegate, Halton Lea Gate, Halton Region Museum, Halton County Radial Railway, Regional Municipality of Halton.

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Halton: The Barony of Halton, in Cheshire, England, comprised a succession of 15 barons who held under the overlordship of the County Palatine of Chester ruled by the Earl of Chester. It was not therefore an English feudal barony which was under full royal jurisdiction, which is the usual sense of the term, but a separate class of barony within a palatinate. After the Norman conquest, William the Conqueror created three earldoms to protect his border with Wales, namely Shrewsbury, Hereford and Chester. Hugh Lupus was appointed Earl of Chester and he appointed his cousin, Nigel of Cotentin, as the first Baron of Halton. Halton was a village in Cheshire which is now part of the town of Runcorn. At its centre is a rocky prominence on which was built Halton Castle, the seat of the Barons of Halton; the castle is now a ruin.

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Google previewKELLY'S DIRECTORY OF LINCOLNSHIRE WITH THE PORT OF HULL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD. WITH MAP OF THE COUNTY. (1885)

by E.R.KELLY

"EAST HALTON is a parish, and long irregularly built village : the parish extends to the creek called Hulton Skitter, on the river Humbor, in the Northern division of the county, parts nf Lindsey, east division of Ynrborough wapentake, Glanford ...

Google previewYear Books of Richard II (1914)

12 Richard II, A.D. 1388-1389 by George Feairheller Deiser

Halton is a vill of itself, without this that the two are one same vill. Ready, etc. Issue joined. Gascoigne. Reply as to the remainder. Huls. All the writ is bad because the writ is an entirety so that qe quant il ad demande parcelle de terre en un ...

Google previewDreams to Reality (2008)

A Pivotal Year in the History of Widnes Vikings by Mike Healing

Halton Borough Council Chief Executive, and Vikings Board member, David Parr, told fans: “Halton is a rugby league borough and ...

Google previewHistory of the County of Lincoln (1834)

From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

East Halton is a long straggling village, situated near the river Humber, at the distance of about eight miles south-west from Barton. The church dedicated to St. Peter, contains nothing that ...

Google previewThe Conterminous United States Mineral Assessment Program (1992)

Background Information to Accompany Folio of Geologic, Geochemical, Geophysical, and Mineral Resource Maps of the Ajo and Lukeville 1° by 2° Quadrangles, Arizona

Bill Halton is a Memphis lawyer. 11-25-90 Miami Herald Reprinted ...

Google previewThe New British Traveller (1819)

Or, Modern Panorama of England and Wales; Exhibiting ... an ... Account, Historical, Topographical, and Statistical, of this ... Portion of the British Empire ... Interspersed with Biographical Particulars of Eminent and Remarkable Persons

HALtoN.]—Halton is a chapelry in the parish of Runcorn, in the hundred of ...

Google previewThe New Yorkshire Gazetteer, Or Topographical Dictionary (1828)

by Stephen Reynolds Clarke

HALToN, W. R. (5) a hamlet in the township of Temple Newsam, parish of Whitchurch, wapentake of Skyrack, 3 miles E. from Leeds. Here is the toll bar called Halton Dial. HALToN, EAST, W. R. (4) a township with Bolton, in the parish of ...

Google previewThe London General Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary (1825)

Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Kingdoms, States, Cities, Towns, &c. of the Known World ...

HALton, or HAUlroN, a village of England, in the county of Chester, situated between the Mersey and the Weaver, near the great track canal. It was formerly a considerable town, having a weekly market, and two annual fairs; but these have ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom (1808)

by Benjamin Pitts Capper

Halton, a hamlet and cbapelry to the parish of Corbridge, in Tindal ward, Northumberland, 15 miles from Newcastle, and SS3 from London ; containing 13 houses and <>'<! inhabitants. lUiro.v Shields, a hamlet in the same parish, near the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

HALTON, in Geography, a township and chapelry in the parish of Runcorn, and hundred of Bucklow, in the county palatine of Chefter, was formerly a place of note, and contained a large baronial fortrefs with its ufual appendages. . The barony ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

HALTON, in Geography, a township and chapelry in the parish of Runcorn, and hundred of Bucklow, in the county palatine of Chester, was formerly a place of note, and contained a large baronial fortress with its usual appendages. The barony ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire (1822)

Containing the Names of All the Towns, Villages, Hamlets, Gentlemen's Seats, &c. in the County of York. A Brief History of Places Most Remarkable for Antiquities; Biographical Notices of Eminent Persons, &c by Thomas Langdale

HALTON, in the township of Temple-Newsam, and parish of Whit. , kirk; 3% miles from Leeds.

HALTON, EAST, in the parish of Skipton, east-division of Staincliffe , liberty of Clifford's-Fee, 4 miles from Skipton, 3 from Keighley, 14 from Otley.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ... (1822)

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Halton, or HAulton, a town of England, in the county of Chester, situated between the rivers Rio and Weaver, and near the great track canal. It was formerly a considerable town, having a weekly market, and two annual fairs; but these we ...

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