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.
- Great Busby
- Little Busby
- Ralph's Cross
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Stokesley, but they don't want you to see it!
St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Stokesley. Would you have trees this close to your building? (the tree on the right is
a weeping willow - Government recommended distance from buildings for these is 120 feet).
The Methodist Church, Stokesley.
Church of England Chapel, Easby In Cleveland.
The Methodist Chapel, Easby In Cleveland.
The former Methodist Church, Stokesley.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Stokesley.
The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Newby, built 1826.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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