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The Ancient Parish of STOKESLEY

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"STOKESLEY, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 9 miles from Guisborough; 9 from Yarm; and 16 from Northallerton. A small market town of Cleveland, consisting chiefly of one broad street, running east and west, and washed on the south by a principal branch of the river Leven, which is a remarkably fine trout stream. The buildings are neat, and for the most part in the modern style." (There is further information for Stokesley).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Bayesdale
  • Brawarth
  • Easby
  • Esklets
  • Great Busby
  • Little Busby
  • Newby
  • Ralph's Cross
  • Tanton

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


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