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Glaisdale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Glaisdale, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township stands on the river Esk, 10 miles WSW of Whitby, and has a station on a branch of the N.E.E. It includes the hamlets of Stonegate, Howlskye, Green Houses, Great Fryup, and Lealholm Bridge.' It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Grosmont

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 parishDanby 
Poor Law unionWhitby 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Glaisdale:

1702-18731871-1930 1794-1965

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Glaisdale from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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