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STAINTON:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"STAINTON, a parish in the western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, comprising the townships of Hemlington, Ingleby-Barwick, Maltby, Stainton, and Thornaby, and containing 968 inhabitants, of which number, 356 are in the township of Stainton, 5 miles N.N.W. from Stokesley. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Thornaby annexed, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York, rated in the king's books at 5. 14. 2., and in the patronage of the Archbishop of York. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure, partially repaired and modernised about 1820. Six poor children are taught for a rentcharge of five guineas, the gift of Mary Burdon, in 1817."


"HEMLINGTON, a township in the parish of STAINTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 4 miles N.W. from Stokesley, containing 72 inhabitants."


"INGLEBY BERWICK, a township in the parish of STAINTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.E. from Yarm, containing 175 inhabitants."


"MALTBY, a township in the parish of STAINTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 3 miles N.E. from Yarm, containing 168 inhabitants."


"THORNABY, a chapelry in the parish of STAINTON, western division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 1 mile S.S.E. from Stockton upon Tees, containing 197 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, united to the vicarage of Stainton, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, and diocese of York."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]


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