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Seamer, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Seamer, a village and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire, 2½ miles NW of Stokesley railway station, and has a post and money order office called Seamer in Cleveland (T.S.O.); telegraph office, Scarborough. Acreage, 2650; population of the civil parish, 227; of the ecclesiastical, 283. The manor belongs to Lord Leconfield. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Patron, Lord Leconfield.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishSeamer St. Martin 
Poor Law unionStokesley 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Seamer 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: