[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.
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- St. Nicholas Church, Guisborough.
- The ruins of Guisborough Priory, Guisborough.
- The ruins of Guisborough Priory, Guisborough (close up).
- The Methodist Church, Guisborough. Originally Primitive Methodist, founded 1907.
- Internal view looking down the aisle
- The United Reformed Church, Guisborough, formerly Congregational.
- St. Paulinus's Roman Catholic Church, Guisborough.
- The Salvation Army, Guisborough.
- You will find the Information Office just inside the grounds of Guisborough Priory most helpful.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the North Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Guisborough to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NZ615160 (Lat/Lon: 54.535546, -1.051064), Guisborough which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- 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 1914-18 and 1939-45 War Memorial at Guisborough next to the Church.
- This parish is covered by the following Society: