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Stanghow, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Stanghow, a township in Skelton parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles E of Guisbrough station on the N.E.R., and 2½ from Skelton. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Skelton (R.S.O.) Acreage, 3129; population, 1077.

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 parishSkelton 
Poor Law unionGuisborough 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stanghow from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Stanghow 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 districtTS12
Post TownSaltburn-By-The-Sea