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Skinningrove, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Skinningrove, a township in Brotton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, on the coast, 7½ miles NE by E of Guisbrough, and 2 from Loftus station on the N.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Carlin How (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Loftus. The township comprises the hamlet of Carlin How. Acreage, 188 of land and 49 of foreshore; population, 1666. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, a miners' institute, and a cottage hospital.

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 parishBrotton 
Poor Law unionGuisborough 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Skinningrove from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyRedcar & Cleveland
RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS13
Post TownSaltburn-By-The-Sea