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South Bank, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

South Bank, a part of Normanby township, N.R. Yorkshire, with a station on a branch of the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) There are extensive steel and iron works and brick and tile works. A church was erected in 1893-94, and serves as a chapel of ease to Christ Church, Heston. There are also Roman Catholic, Wesleyan, Free, and Primitive Methodist, Baptist, and Welsh Independent chapels, and a town-hall and market built in 1875.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for South Bank:


Land and Property

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


Online maps of South Bank are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyRedcar & Cleveland
RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS6
Post TownMiddlesbrough