The Ancient Parish of GUISBOROUGH
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"GUISBOROUGH, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 9 miles from
Stokesley, and 49 from York. The church of Guisborough is a neat structure,
partly rebuilt in the year 1791, dedicated to St. Nicholas (see Churches for photograph); the living is a
perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, and the Rev. T. P.
Williamson, A. M. is the incumbent. Market, Tuesday. Fairs, the last Tuesdays
in March and April; Tuesday before Whitsuntide; third Tuesdays in August and
Sept.; second Tuesday in Nov. for horned cattle, horses, &c. last Tuesday in
June for long wool, and last Tuesday in July for short wool. Principle Inn, the
(There is further information for Guisborough).
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Aisdale Gate
- Barnaby House
- Belman Bank
- Hutton Low Cross
- Long Hall
- Park Hall
- Skelderskew Grange
Friends of Teesside Archives exists to promote and assist Teesside Archives
and to promote conservation of documents etc in the Cleveland county area.
Its volunteers, among other things, help with the indexing of parish records,
rate books, electoral rolls and other records of interest to family and local
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- You will find the Information Office just inside the grounds
of Guisborough Priory most helpful.
- A transcription of the 1914-18 and 1939-45
War Memorial at Guisborough next to the Church.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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