In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described South Bank like this:
South Bank, vil. with ry. sta. (Southbank), North-Riding Yorkshire, on E. side of mouth of river Tees, 3 miles E. of Middlesbrough; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; has boilermaking, and iron and steel mfrs.
South Bank is now part of Redcar and Cleveland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Redcar and Cleveland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about South Bank itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of South Bank, in Redcar and Cleveland and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th April 2017
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