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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"GUISBOROUGH, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 9 miles from Stokesley, and 49 from York. The church of Guisborough is a neat structure, partly rebuilt in the year 1791, dedicated to St. Nicholas (see Churches for photograph); the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, and the Rev. T. P. Williamson, A. M. is the incumbent. Market, Tuesday. Fairs, the last Tuesdays in March and April; Tuesday before Whitsuntide; third Tuesdays in August and Sept.; second Tuesday in Nov. for horned cattle, horses, &c. last Tuesday in June for long wool, and last Tuesday in July for short wool. Principle Inn, the Cock." (There is further information for Guisborough).

Information on the following places in this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.

  • Aisdale Gate
  • Barnaby House
  • Belman Bank
  • Commondale
  • Hutton Low Cross
  • Long Hall
  • Park Hall
  • Pinchinthorpe
  • Skelderskew Grange
  • Slapewath
  • Sleddale
  • Tocketts
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]



Church History


Church Records


Description and Travel

  • You will find the Information Office just inside the grounds of Guisborough Priory most helpful.





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Memorial Inscriptions

  • The 1914-18 and 1939-45 War Memorial at Guisborough next to the Church.