John K. Walton

Dr. John Kimmons Walton is a professor at the University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain. Walton is an expert on the history of the development of tourism, and particularly the English seaside.[1][2]

Walton was previously Professor of Modern Social History at Lancaster University, Professor of Social History at the University of Central Lancashire, and Professor of Social History in the Institute of Northern Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University. He was a Member of the Chetham Society, serving as a Member of Council from 1989 and as General Editor from 1991 to 2004.[3]

Selected publications


  1. "Walton John - Social History and Contemporary Basque Country Politics Research Group - UPV/EHU". Retrieved 2015-11-24.
  2. "February 2012: John K. Walton". 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2015-11-24.
  3. "Chetham Society: Officers and Council" (PDF). Chetham Society. 2015-11-04. Retrieved 2015-11-04.

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