Easington, North Riding of Yorkshire
Easington, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the coast, with a station on the N.E.R., 9 miles E by N of Guisbrough, and has a post office (R S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Loftus. Acreage, 3767; population, 546. The hamlets of Boulby and Scaling Dam, and part of the village of Staithes, are in this township. The parish includes also the township of Liverton. Population, 1310. Part of the surface is high, and bears the name of Easington Heights or Rockcliffe, about 600 feet above sea-level. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Liverton, in the diocese of York; joint value, £454 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. There are two churches, for respectively Easington and Liverton; the former was entirely rebuilt in 1888.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Easington-in-Cleveland All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Guisborough|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Easington in Cleveland:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Easington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Easington-in-Cleveland (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Easington are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: