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The Ancient Parish of YARM

[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).

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

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