Scargill, North Riding of Yorkshire
Scargill, a township in Barningham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles S of Barnard Castle station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Barningham; telegraph office, Barnard Castle. Acreage, 5170; population, 88. The Clifford-Constable family are lords of the manor. Scargill Cliff is a picturesque object, and figures in Scott's " Rokeby " as the retreat of Guy Denzil and his desperate crew.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Teesdale|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Scargill from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Scargill)
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: