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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"STARTFORTH, a parish in the wapentake of Gilling West, and liberty of Richmondshire; 1 mile W. of Barnard Castle; a small irregularly built village, situated on the banks of the Tees, opposite Barnard Castle. The church, which is dedicated to the Holy Trinity (see Churches for photograph), is an ancient structure; the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Earl of Lonsdale. Pop. 460."

"BOLDRON, in the parish of Startforth, wapentake of Gilling West, & liberty of Richmondshire; 1¼ miles SSW. of Startforth, 2 miles SSW. of Barnard Castle. Pop. 168."

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




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Names, Geographical

  • 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:
    • (NZ031155) Startforth Grange