Skelton In Cleveland
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"SKELTON IN CLEVELAND, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 3 miles NE. of Guisborough. Skelton castle was built by the second Robert de Brus, the son of Robert de Bruss, a Norman Baron, who accompanied William the Conqueror to England." (There is further information for Skelton In Cleveland).
"FREEBROUGH HILL, (or Freeburgh Hill) in the township of Moorsholme, and parish of Skelton in Cleveland; 4¼ miles SSE. of Skelton in Cleveland, 4 miles from Skelton.
Conjectured by some to have been a Druidical work. It is a detached mountain of a conical form, having a natural rock on its top now worked as a quarry."
"GARRICK, (later Girrick, 2005 - Gerrick), a small hamlet in the parish of Skelton in Cleveland, wapentake of Langbargh; 4¾ miles SE. of Skelton in Cleveland."
"GREAT MOORSHOLM, (later just Moorsholm) in the parish of Skelton in Cleveland, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 3½ miles SE. of Skelton in Cleveland, 6 miles E. of Guisborough; a long straggling village, about one mile to the SW. of it stands the beautiful conic mountain, commonly called Freebrough hill, which serves as a sea mark to the sailors who frequent the neighbouring coast. Pop. 353."
"LITTLE MOORSHOLM, a farm house in the parish of Skelton in Cleveland, township of Great Moorsome, East division of Langbarugh; 2½ miles SE. of Skelton in Cleveland, 4½ miles from Guisborough."
"MANLESS GREEN, (later Skelton Green), in the parish of Skelton in Cleveland wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; ¼ mile SSE. of Skelton in Cleveland."
"SALTBURN, in the parishes of Skelton in Cleveland and Brotton, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 1½ miles NW. of Brotton, 6 miles NE. of Guisborough; situated upon the sea near Huntcliffe, inhabited chiefly by fishermen. (Please note that Saltburn by the sea did not exist in 1823. See Marske by the Sea parish, Bulmer's 1890 transcription for information)."
"STANGHOW, in the parish of Skelton in Cleveland, wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2½ miles SE. of Skelton in Cleveland, 5 miles ENE. of Guisborough; is pleasantly situated on an eminence, and affords a variety of beautiful scenery. The lord of the manor is J. Wharton, Esq. M. P. of Skelton Castle. Population, 91."
- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- The new All Saints' Church, Skelton in Cleveland - view 1.
- The new All Saints' Church, Skelton in Cleveland - view 2.
- The old All Saints' Church, Skelton in Cleveland, (now dis-used).
- The Methodist Community Church, Skelton in Cleveland.
- The former Methodist Chapel, Skelton in Cleveland. (With short history).
- The former Wesleyan Methodist Church, Skelton. (With short history).
- The former Primitive Methodist Church, Skelton. Founded in 1865, now flats.
- St. Peter's Church, North Skelton.
- The Christian Fellowship Pentecostal Church, North Skelton.
- United Reformed Church, Lingdale.
- St. Aidan's Church, Boosbeck. The Church was locked at Easter, no key available.
- The former Primitive Chapel, Boosbeck.
- St. Mary's Church, Moorsholm. The Church was locked at Easter, no key available.
- The Methodist Church, Moorsholm, originally Primitive Methodist.
- The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Skelton Green.
- Transcript of the entry for Skelton in Cleveland in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- A transcription of some of the Register entries for Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for 1908-1909 at All Saints parish Church, Skelton.
- A transcription of some of the Register entries for Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for 1908-1909 at St. Aidan's Church, Boosbeck.
- A transcription of some of the Register entries for Baptisms and Burials for 1909 at St. Mary's Church, Boosbeck.
- The whereabouts and dates of the Registers etc. for the Parish of Skelton in Cleveland.
- The List of Incumbents in the All Saints Church, Skelton in Cleveland.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the North Riding.
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