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Girsby, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Girsby, a village and a township in Stockbum parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the river Tees,. 5½ miles SW of Yarm. Post town, Darlington; money order and telegraph office, "Great Smeaton. Acreage, 1227; population, 89.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishSockburn 
Poor Law unionDarlington 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Girsby from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Girsby are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL2
Post TownDarlington