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Aldbrough (Stanwick St John), North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Aldbrough, a township and a village in the parish of Stanwick St John, N.R. Yorkshire. The township, on a tributary of the Tees, is 7 miles N by E of Richmond, and 3 from Piercebridge station on the N.E.R.; it has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Darlington. Acreage, 1807; population, 369. There are Wesleyan and Congregational chapels. A fair is held annually in the second week of August.

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 parishStanwick St John 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Aldbrough (Stanwick St John) 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: