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Stainton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"STAINTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; (the residence of the Rev. John Gilpin) 4 miles NW. of Stokesley; a small pleasant village. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient neat structure (see Churches for photograph), but partly modernised by having received great repair about 14 years ago. it stands on elevated ground, at the western extremity of the village, with the vicarage house adjoining, which is a large and spacious mansion; the living is in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, and the Hon. and Rev. Henry Howard is the incumbent. In the chancel is the ancient sepulchre of the Pennyman family. Here is a small school, endowed with £5. per ann. for the educating of six poor children of the township. Pop. 356."


"COULBY, a hamlet in the township of Helmington, and parish of Stainton, west- division of Langbarugh; 1½ miles E. of Stainton, 6 miles from Stokesley."


"HELMINGTON, in the parish of Stainton, west-division of Langbarugh; 1¼ miles E. of Stainton, 1 mile from Stainton, 6 N. of Stokesley, 7 from Yarm, 9 from Guisborough. Population 72."


"INGLEBY BARWICK, in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2¼ miles WSW. of Stainton, 3 miles NNE. of Yarm. Population, 175."


"MALTBY, in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 1 mile WSW. of Stainton, 3½ miles ENE. of Yarm. - Mr. William Metcalf is the principal inhabitant in this village. Pop. 168."


"MANDALE, in the township of Thornaby on Tess and parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2½ miles NNW. of Stainton, 1 mile S. of Stockton."


"NEW TOWN, in township of Ingleby Berwick, and parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2 miles E. of Yarm."


"STAINSBY, 2 or 3 farm houses in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 1¼ miles NW. of Stainton, 4½ miles NE. of Yarm."


"THORNABY ON TEES, in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2 miles NW. of Stainton, 1 mile NNE. of Yarm. Pop. 197;"


"THORNTON, in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; ¼ mile SSW. of Stainton, 4 miles NW. of Stokesley."


"THORSBY, in the parish of Stainton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2 miles from Stokesley."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

Archives and Libraries

  • The 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 historians.

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History

  • In 1844 the township of Thornaby on Tees(in this parish) became a parish in its own right. See Thornaby on Tees Parish.
  • The web site "Thornaby on Tees" from Ancient to modern times contains information on early Thornaby, old photographs and other memorabilia. It also has information relating to the present day Thornaby.

Memorial Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (NZ493144) Hemlington
    • (NZ450123) High Leven

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