Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for WESTERDALE: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

WESTERDALE: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"WESTERDALE, a parish in the E. division of Langbaurgh liberty, North Riding county York, 7 miles S.E. of Guisbrough, and 2 from Castleton. The village is situated on the Esk, near its source. The soil is peat and clay, upon a subsoil of gravel. The parish includes the township of Baysdale. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York, annexed to the rectory of Stokesley. The dedication of the church is unknown. The Wesleyans have a chapel. There is a church school, with an endowment of £16 per annum, and a Sunday-school. The Hon. Colonel Duncombe, M.P., is lord of the manor, and resides at Westerdale Hall; another seat is Baysdale Abbey, the property of Lord Boyne."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013

This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2016