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Upleatham, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Upleatham, a village, a township, and a parish in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies 2 miles S of Marske railway station, and has a post office under Marske-by-the-Sea; money order and telegraph office, Marske-by-the-Sea. Acreage of township, 1426; population, 281. There are ironstone mines. The manor belonged to Siward the Dane; passed to Hugh Lupus, the Bruces, the Fauconbergs, and others; and with Upleatham Hall belongs now to the Marquis of Zetland. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of York; net value, £290 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, and western tower. The interior was altered and beautified by the Marquis of Zetland in 1886. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 
Poor Law unionGuisborough 

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyRedcar & Cleveland
RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS11
Post TownRedcar