In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Girsby like this:
GIRSBY, a township in Sockburn parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Tees, 5½ miles SW of Yarm. Acres, 1, 180. Real property, £1, 189. Pop., 90. Houses, 15.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Girsby has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Hambleton. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Girsby and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Girsby, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th May 2013
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