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Moorsholme, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Moorsholme, a township in Skelton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 5½ miles E by S of Guisbrough, and 4 from Danby station on the N.E.R. It has a post office at Great Moorsholme under Guisbrough; money order office, Lingdale Lane; telegraph office, Loftus. Acreage, including Gil-rick, 4357; population, 427. There are a chapel of ease, erected in 1892, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishSkelton 
Poor Law unionGuisborough 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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