The Ancient Parish of YARM
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"YARM, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 4 miles from Stockton,
15 from Guisborough, 16 from Northallerton, and 44 from York, The town is
situated on a low peninsula, and is nearly surrounded by the river Tees, which
winds round in the form of a horse shoe, and is here navigable for vessels of
sixty tons burthen."
(There is further information for Yarm).
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
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the
Parish of Yarm.
- There are
photographs of the Yarm area available for free download
from the freefoto.com website.
- Ben Kenyon has set up a
virtual tour of Yarm. By its nature, this uses large files and so it is preferable
to view it with a broadband (ADSL) connection. If you have a problem trying to view it, please
FAQs for the site.
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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