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Stainton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Stainton, a township and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 4½ miles from Thornaby-on-Tees railway station, 5 from Stokesley, and has a post office under Stockton-on-Tees; money order office, Marton; telegraph office, Thornaby-on-Tees. Acreage of township, 2306; population, 344. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The parish includes the townships of Ingle by Barwick, Maltby, Thornaby, and Hemlington, and the hamlet of Thornton. Population, 707. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £228 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church stands on a very ancient site and is in mixed styles, and consists of chancel, nave, transept, and turret. The living of Thornaby is a separate benefice. There are a Wesleyan chapel and some small charities.

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 parishStainton St. Peter 
Poor Law unionStockton-upon-Tees 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL11
Post TownRichmond