The Ancient Parish of ACKLAM
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"ACKLAM, (or West Acklam, or Acklam in Cleveland), a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 7 miles NE. of Yarm. The church (see Churches for photograph), lately rebuilt, is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, incumbent the Rev. J. Waistall. Acklam hall, in this village, is the residence of Thomas, Hustler, Esq. Population, 105."
"AYRSOME, a hamlet in the township of Linthorpe and parish of Acklam, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; ¾ mile NNW. of Acklam, 8 miles NE. of Yarm."
"LINTHORPE, in the parishes of Acklam and Middlesbrough, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh ; 1 mile SSW. of Middlesbrough, 7 miles NNW. of Stokesley. Population, 196."
"NEWPORT, in the township of Linthorpe, and parish of Acklam, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 1½ miles N. of Acklam, 9 miles NNW. of Stokesley.
This is a modern village situated upon the banks of the river Tees, and being an out-port belonging to Stockton, contains a commodious quay and granaries, for the reception of corn and other articles, which, are shipped coastwise to London, Newcastle, &c. -Graves Cleveland."
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Mary's Church, Acklam.
- Linthorpe United Reformed Church, Linthorpe.
- St Martin's Church, Acklam.
- The Trinity Methodist Church, Acklam.
- St. Barnabas's Church, Linthorpe.
- The Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Linthorpe.
- Middlesbrough Baptist Church, Linthorpe.
- The Salvation Army Citadel, Brookfield.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Acklam.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1890. of the North Riding.
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Bulmer's 1890 History and Directory of the North Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Acklam to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NZ485175 (Lat/Lon: 54.550434, -1.251704), Acklam which are provided by:
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- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
- (NZ478155) Brookfield
- (NZ495183) Marton Grove
- This parish is covered by the following Society: